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Everest

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by on...

Peak —Smith, Roland, 1951-

A fourteen-year-old boy attempts to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest.

Where Is Mount Everest? —Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

As the recent deaths of sixteen Sherpas underscore, climbing Mount Everest remains a daunting challenge. Located in the Himalayas, Everest is the highest mountain in the world at a whopping 29,029 feet. In this compellin...

Everest —Francis, Sangma author.

"There is a place where a mountain grows. It is the highest spot on Earth, the ultimate challenge for mountain-climbing adventurers, the towering figure of Sagarmatha, the Goddess of the Sky. Welcome to Mount Everest. In...

Aftershock : the quake on Everest and one man's quest —Mountain, Jules.

Jules Mountain is a survivor. The odds of surviving his type of cancer were one in five. The odds of dying on Everest are one in 60, but these are severely shortened when factoring in an avalanche triggered by the 2015 N...

Hillary & Norgay : to the top of Mount Everest —Whipple, Heather.

A look at the lives of Sir Edmond Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first mountain climbers to reach the top of Mount Everest in 1953.

Hillary Everest and beyond

Sir Edmund Hillary was a bee-keeper, mountaineer, war veteran, explorer, philanthropist, husband, father, and the first person to ever reach the summit of Mount Everest. From his childhood in South Auckland, New Zealand,...

The summit —Korman, Gordon.

"Four kids are prepared to go into thin air. Each one of them could break a record if they reach the top. And each one of them knows that standing at the summit is only half the battle-- they'll still have to come back d...

Shook : an earthquake, a legendary mountain guide, and everest's deadliest day —Hull, Jennifer, author.

"Dave Hahn, a local of Taos, New Mexico, is a legendary figure in mountaineering. Elite members of the climbing community have likened him to the Michael Jordan, Cal Ripkin, or Michael Phelps of the clibming world. Dav...

Peg and the yeti —Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-

Peg, a girl who has spent her entire life at sea, has decided she wants to climb Mount Everest and gets some help from a Yeti.

Edmund Hillary reaches the top of Everest —Yomtov, Nelson.
Graphic Novel
2016
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"Exciting illustrations follow Edmund Hillary's journey up Mount Everest. The combination of brightly colored panels and leveled text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"-- Provided by publisher.

Rising : becoming the first Canadian woman to summit Everest —Wood, Sharon A., 1957- author.

In 1986, as part of a Canadian team, Sharon Wood became the first woman from the Americas to summit Mount Everest - and the first woman in the world to do so via the West Ridge from Tibet and without Sherpa support. But ...

Sherpa

Every year, Western mountain climbers make news ascending Mount Everest. The compelling stories of the Sherpas, the Nepaleze guides who risk their lives to provide for their families, have remained a mystery, until now. ...

Above all else —Levy, Dana Alison, author.

"Eighteen-year-olds Rose and Tate are best friends and climbing buddies, and now they are embarking on the greatest climb of all--Mount Everest; but as the climbers encounter physical and emotional challenges the higher ...

The Third Pole : mystery, obsession, and death on Mount Everest —Synnott, Mark, author.

"Veteran climber Mark Synnott never planned on climbing Mount Everest, but a hundred-year mystery lured him into an expedition--and an awesome history of passionate adventure, chilling tragedy, and human aspiration unfol...

Everest the death zone

In the wake of the 1996 disaster that took eight climbers in a single day, scientists follow a team of hikers to measure, for the first time ever, the toll high-altitude climbing takes on the heart, lungs, blood, and bra...

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