1 edition of To the top of Mount Everest found in the catalog.
To the top of Mount Everest
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Valerie Bodden|
|LC Classifications||GV199.92.H54 B63 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|ISBN 10||9780898126686, 9781608180707|
|LC Control Number||2010033553|
Mount Everest, sacred to the Tibetans and Nepalese, ri feet into the blue sky. It's a magnet for hikers and climbers the world over, but also for adventurers and tourists. This video is 'Part 2' showing more of the signed first edition books that relate to Mount Everest and its climbers that I have in my c.
Why is it dangerous for climbers to spend more than 10 minutes at the top of Mount Everest? They have to watch out for snowstorm. Give one detail that supports the idea that climbers must face many dangers when they try to reach the top of Mount Everest. To the Top of Mount Everest (Book): Bodden, Valerie: "A history of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's summit of Mt. Everest, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expedition left its mark upon the world"--Provided by publisher.
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To the Top of Everest (Kids Can Do It) Paperback – August 1, by Laurie Skreslet (Author), Elizabeth MacLeod (Author)/5(2). Blue information boxes are scattered throughout the volume to serve up tidbits about "Sherpas," "The Yeti," and "Going to the Bathroom" on a snowy mountain.
This exhilarating book is a great addition to the popular literature about climbing Mount Everest. Be Astengo, Alachua County Library, Gainesville, FL/5(2). This exciting new book relates the story of the first explorers to reach the top of the world.
Sir Edmund Hillary, a veteran New Zealand climber, and Tenzing Norgay, a Tibetan Sherpa or mountaineering guide, reached the top of Mount Everest on a British expedition in The achievement launched a 20th century obsession with climbing ever higher/5(2).
In To the Top: The Story of Everest, Steve Venables To the top of Mount Everest book about the attempts different people, including himself, have made to summit Mt. Everest. In the introduction, the author provides a sneak preview of his own summit attempt, but before letting us in on the rest of the story, he tells us about other people who have also tried to climb Everest/5.
The work depicts many color prints of Mount Everest. It shows the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India, a View from the Top, Artifacts for the Mt. Everest Expedition and a Portrait of a Tibetan mother and child.
There is an interesting Buddhist monk wearing a yak headdress. The presentation contains some historical data on Sir George Everest and/5(4).
When reading To the Top of Everest by Laurie Skreslet with Elizabeth MacLeod, the realization of how dangerous it can be to tackle the world's highest peak becomes more and more vivid.
Of every three climbers who set out, only two returned alive is one of the startling facts in Skreslet's first-hand narrative. The world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest, has always provided a challenge for climbers. The climb to the top is dangerous, with steep cliffs, deep crevasses, limited oxygen near the top, and moving slabs of ice and snow.
The book covers the history of the world's tallest mountain, from early attempts at its summit to modern climbers.
The story starts off in second person letting the reader pretend that it was actually them and that they are the rock climber that might soon climb Mount Everest. It talks about where the name for that mountain had come from which came from a man named Sir George Everest who led the Great Trigonometric survey of India for some period of time/5.
In this stunning picture book, Steve Jenkins takes us to Mount Everest - exploring its history, geography, climate, and culture. This unique book takes readers on the ultimate adventure of climbing the great mountain. Travel along and learn what to pack for such a trek and the hardships one may suffer on the way to the top.
Avalanches, frostbite, frigid temperatures, wind, and limited oxygen 4/5(2). Horn Book "A breathtaking picture-book account of a climb to the top of Mount Everest.
Jenkins (Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest,etc.) documents each step of the way with vivid crushed-paper and cut-paper collages that will rivet viewers/5(18). ONLY THE SKY ABOVE Mount Everest, 29, feeton May 27th,Helga Hengge reaches the top of the world, the highpoint of an exciting career between the extremes of creative work and outstanding mountaineering achievement.
In her inspiring account she takes her readers on an adventure Book Edition: Überarbeitete Auflage. The Top of the World Climbing Mount Everest written and illustrated by Steven Jenkins is a picture book that demonstrates what climbing mount Everest would be like.
Alongside the demonstration it goes into the deep history of the mountain, its geography, and the climate of the mountain/5. Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt.
Everest Disaster is a bestselling non-fiction book written by Jon Krakauer. It details Krakauer's experience in the Mount Everest disaster, in which eight climbers were killed and several others were stranded by a Author: Jon Krakauer.
To stand on the top of Mount Everest is to stand on top of the world. With informative text and exquisitely detailed cut paper illustrations, Caldecott Honor artist Steve Jenkins brings this extreme journey alive for young : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Everest mystery: 5 books to read about the highest peak of the world It does not matter whether you plan to climb Everest some day or are just reading it for some knowledge, these books will Author: Shreya Thapliyal.
Horn Book "A breathtaking picture-book account of a climb to the top of Mount Everest. Jenkins (Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest,etc.) documents each step of the way with vivid crushed-paper and cut-paper collages that will rivet viewers. To the Top of Everest Written by Laurie Skreslet, Elizabeth MacLeod On October 5,Laurie Skreslet became the first Canadian to reach the peak of Mount Everest.
His lifelong dream of scaling the world's tallest mountain had become a reality, but it was an achievement that came with a heavy price. Many Mount Everest records are held by Nepali, especially those from the Sherpa region. On 11 MayApa Sherpa successfully reached the summit of Everest for the twenty-first time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents.
He first climbed Mount Everest in at the age of Phurba Tashi Sherpa (also 21 times). In this stunning picture book, Steve Jenkins takes us to Mount Everest - exploring its history, geography, climate, and culture.
This unique book takes readers on the ultimate adventure of climbing the great mountain. Travel along and learn what to pack for such a trek and the hardships one may suffer on the way to the top.
Avalanches, frostbite, frigid temperatures, wind, and limited oxygen /5(4). We are I am the first. Your photo will only be used to create your Mt. Everest photo experience. Get this from a library! To the top of Mount Everest.
[Valerie Bodden] -- "A history of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's summit of Mt. Everest, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expedition left its.On Top of Mount Everest: and Other Explorations of Science in Action by Jack Myers Ph.D.
and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at To the Top of Everest(book) Laurie Skreslet (born Octo ) is a Canadian mountaineer best known for his ascent of Mount Everest.
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