Climbing Everest (Totally True Adventures)

How Two Friends Reached Earth's Highest Peak

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Paperback
$5.99 US
5.25"W x 7.63"H x 0.34"D  
On sale Aug 04, 2015 | 112 Pages | 9780553509861
Grades 2-5
Reading Level: Lexile 570L | Fountas & Pinnell S
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.
Gail Herman has written many books for children, including easy-to-reads such as Flower Girl, Otto the Cat, What a Hungry Puppy, and Step into Reading's own The Lion and the Mouse and There Is a Town. She has also written has written several biographies and nonfiction books, including Who Was Jackie Robinson? and What Is the World Series?  She lives in Newton, Massachusetts. View titles by Gail Herman

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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.

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Gail Herman has written many books for children, including easy-to-reads such as Flower Girl, Otto the Cat, What a Hungry Puppy, and Step into Reading's own The Lion and the Mouse and There Is a Town. She has also written has written several biographies and nonfiction books, including Who Was Jackie Robinson? and What Is the World Series?  She lives in Newton, Massachusetts. View titles by Gail Herman

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