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Where Is Mount Everest?

Author: Nico Medina

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698412163

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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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 a whopping 29,028 feet. In this compelling narrative, Nico Medina guides readers through the mountain’s ancient beginnings, first human settlers, historic climbs, and the modern commercialization of mountain-climbing. With stories of expeditions gone wrong and miraculously successful summit climbs, this is a thrilling addition to the Where Is? series!
Where Is Mount Everest?
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Nico Medina, Who HQ
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-19 - Publisher: Penguin

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 a whopping 29,028 feet. In this compelling narrative, Nico Medina guides readers through the mountain’s ancient beginnings, first human settlers, historic climbs,
The Lost Explorer
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Conrad Anker, David Roberts
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-22 - Publisher: Hachette UK

In 1999, Conrad Anker found the body of George Mallory on Mount Everest, casting an entirely new light on the mystery of the lost explorer. On 8 June 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew 'Sandy' Irvine were last seen climbing towards the summit of Everest. The clouds closed around them
The Top of the World
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Steve Jenkins
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-04-29 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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
The Epic of Mount Everest
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Sir Francis Younghusband
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-01 - Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

The Epic of Mount Everest, first published in 1926, is the exciting story of the first attempts to reach the summit of Mount Everest, including that of George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, who disappeared and died in the 1924 expedition. Considered “must reading” for mountaineers, The Epic of Mount Everest
Life and Death on Mt. Everest
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Sherry B. Ortner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Through gripping accounts of expeditions over the decades, Ortner offers a probing look at the relationship between Sherpa guides of Mt. Everest and the climbers (or "sahibs") who depend upon them. 30 halftones. 3 maps.