The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest

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By Steve Jenkins
Publisher HMH Books for Young Readers
The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest
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In this stunning picture book, Steve Jenkins takes us to Mount Everest exploring its history, geography, climate, and culture. This unique book takes readers on the ultimate adventure of climbing the great mountain. Travel along and learn what to pack for such a trek and the hardships one may suffer on the way to the top. Avalanches, frostbite, frigid temperatures, wind, and limited oxygen are just a few of the dangers that make scaling this peak one of the most extreme physical challenges one can experience. To stand on the top of Mount Everest is to stand on top of the world. With informative text and exquisitely detailed cut paper illustrations, Caldecott Honor artist Steve Jenkins brings this extreme journey alive for young adventurers.

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2211 words2,211 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile AD1070LLexile AD1070L
Grade 2 to 5Grade 2 to 5
Age 7-10Age 7-10
Published 1999Published 1999

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Book ISBN:

0395942187

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