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Author Rajczak Nelson, Kristen.
Title Climbing Mount Everest / by Kristen Rajczak.
Pub Info New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2014.
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 796.52 Raj     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 32 pages : col. ill., map ; 27 cm.
Series Thrill seekers
Thrill seekers.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.8 0.5 0.5 164196
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Summary "Reaching the summit of Earth's highest peak, Mount Everest, is a feat that most will never realize. However, readers will feel like they're gasping for air alongside the extreme athletes featured in this book. This text fully explores the history of expeditions up Everest as well as the intense training and unavoidable dangers that thrill seekers must face. Astounding achievements are included, such as climbing Everest blind and reaching the peak without oxygen, while breathtaking photographs will transport readers to the top of the world." -- Publisher's website.
Contents The deadliest day -- Reaching the top -- No train, no gain -- On top of the world -- Additional costs -- Other dangers -- Famous climbs -- Find more thrills!.
Subject Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Juvenile literature.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781482401424
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