Surviving on Mt. Everest

Book - 2006
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Tembe's story, they will learn the defining characteristics and features of the world's great mountains, and discover why Mt. Everest, in particular, inspires explorers. Full-color photographs, along with a map, diagram, and timeline will further inform the young adventurer in every student.
Journey to the top of the world in this exciting story of adventure and danger. Thrill-seeking readers will meet Tembe, a 16-year-old boy from Nepal who dreams of climbing to the top of Mt. Everest. Told in a compelling narrative style, Mountains: Surviving on Mt. Everest follows Tempe's amazing expedition in 2001 as he and his team braved the bitter cold, thin air, and life-threatening conditions to triumphantly plant their national flag at Everest's soaring summit. As readers follow
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Bearport Pub. Co., c2006
ISBN: 1597161233 (pbk.)
1597160865 (hbk.)
Branch Call Number: J796.522 SAN
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 26 cm

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