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Title:
Climbing Everest : how heroes reached earth's highest peak ...
Author:
Herman, Gail, 1959-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Random House Children's Books, [2015]
Physical Description:
92 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Summary:
Recounts the journey made by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norkey to the peak of Mount Everest, the highest location on Earth, highlighting how they used teamwork to make it to the top.
General Note:
"A Stepping Stone Book."
Language:
English
Contents:
The highest challenge -- Mallory, the man -- 1921 expedition: exploring the unknown -- 1922 expedition: avalanche! -- 1924 expedition: Mallory's final climb -- Sherpa Tenzing Norgay -- Tiger of Everest -- Hillary grows up -- The 1953 expedition begins -- Summit team -- In the death zone -- The roof of the world -- To the top -- The story behind the story.
Reading Level:
570 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.4 2.0 175467.
ISBN:
9780553509861

9780553509878
Format :
Book