The most exciting adventures are the ones that really happened! This brand-new Totally True Adventures title follows the first explorers to summit Mount Everest, with 20th century history, geography and science tie-ins.
Could you climb the world’s highest mountain? Thrill seekers and young explorers will love this inspiring Totally True Adventure.
The peak of Mount Everest is the highest place on Earth—and one of the deadliest. Terrible storms stop climbers in their tracks! Avalanches tumble down! Brave adventurers disappear on the snowy slopes. Then Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay decide to climb. They come from different cultures, but their dream is the same. Can teamwork help them make it to the roof of the world?
This nonfiction chapter book makes history exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map, Common Core connections, and additional Story Behind the Story facts.
Perfect for readers of the I Survived series and the Who Was . . . ? series, Totally True Adventures are captivating nonfiction stories with not-to-be-missed bonus content.