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Everest : reaching for the sky

Author: Joy Masoff
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Reference, ©2002.
Series: Scholastic history readers., Level 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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This title introduces readers to Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first men to reach the peak of Mt. Everest. Illustrations. Difficult climbing conditions on Everest-rough terrain, cold temperatures, and high altitude-are explained. Various types of climbing equipment are discussed as well. Reaction to the conquest of Everest came from all around the world. Hillary and Norgay both used their fame to improve  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Edmund Hillary; Tenzing Norkey; Edmund Hillary; Tenzing Norkey; Edmund Hillary; Tenzing Norkey
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Masoff
ISBN: 0439267072 9780439267076
OCLC Number: 46634231
Target Audience: Primary, intermediate.
Description: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Scholastic history readers., Level 3.
Responsibility: Joy Masoff.
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This title introduces readers to Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first men to reach the peak of Mt. Everest. Illustrations. Difficult climbing conditions on Everest-rough terrain, cold temperatures, and high altitude-are explained. Various types of climbing equipment are discussed as well. Reaction to the conquest of Everest came from all around the world. Hillary and Norgay both used their fame to improve conditions for the people of Nepal.

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