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Author Medina, Nico, 1982- author.
Title Where Is Mount Everest? / by Nico Medina ; illustrated by John Hinderliter.
Pub Info New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015]
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LOCATION Call No. STATUS
 Gary Byker Childrens NF   j 954.96/Med    ON SHELF
 Georgetown Childrens NF   J (Where) 954.96 Medina 2015 12/15    ON SHELF
 Hastings Childrens NF   j 796.52 Medina 2015    ON SHELF
 Herrick Main Childrens Nonfiction   j 954.96 Med 5/17    ON SHELF
 Herrick Main Childrens Nonfiction   j 954.96 Med 5/17    ON SHELF
 Herrick Main Childrens Nonfiction   j 954.96 Med 5/17    ON SHELF
 Herrick North Br Childrens Nonfic   j 954.96 Med 5/17    ON SHELF
 Howard Miller Nonfiction   J 954.56 Med 11/15    ON SHELF
 Ionia Childrens Nonfiction   J 796.52 Med 7/15    ON SHELF
 Sparta Childrens NF   J796.52 MEDINA    ON SHELF

Descript 105 pages : illustrations, maps (some color), portraits ; 20 cm + 1 folded-out color map.
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Where is Mount Everest? -- Birth of a mountain -- The people of Everest --The discovery of Everest-- George Mallory -- The Swiss take a turn -- Hillary and Tenzing -- The death zone -- Mount Everest today.
Summary 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 29,029 feet. The author guides readers through the mountain's ancient beginnings, first human settlers, historic climbs, and the modern commercialization of mountain-climbing. Includes accounts of expeditions gone wrong and miraculously successful summit climbs.
Audience 870L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.9 1 1 174411
Subject Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Juvenile literature.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Juvenile literature.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Hinderliter, John, illustrator.
ISBN 9780448484082 (paperback)
0448484080 (paperback)
9781480678415 (hardcover)
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