Nomination: Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World

Eighty Days

 

 

 

Goodman, Matthew. Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World. 2013. 450p. Ballantine, $28. (9780345527264) Gr. 9 – up.

 

Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland, reporters for competing papers, race in opposite directions around the world attempting to beat the fictional Phileas Fogg’s record. [ltp]

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