One hundred years ago, Captain Scott, naval officer and explorer wanted to be the first person to reach the South Pole. Was he the first to reach it? Discover what happened to him and his men when they went to the coldest place on Earth.
• Purple/Band 8 books offer developing readers literary language, with some challenging vocabulary.
• Text type: An information book
• Curriculum links: Literacy: Information texts.
• This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.