by William Buchanan Year Published: AverageAn inspiring account of the young track star John Baker's tragic struggle against cancer. by Kathleen Krull Year Published: AverageReveals the grim, lonely childhood that might have damaged Isaac Newton emotionally but contributed to making this secretive, vindictive, obsessive person perhaps the world's greatest scientist. by Jennifer Armstrong Year Published: AverageWhen their ship became icebound in Antarctica and sank in 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his 27 crewmen were 100 miles from land. The men took to their lifeboats, and spent a year and a half traveling over ice, water, and mountains to reach safety. Unbelievably, they all survived.