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Author: Roland Smith
Publisher: Orlando, FL : Harcourt Children's Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
A fourteen-year-old boy attempts to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest.

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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Coming of age fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Smith
ISBN: 9780152024178 0152024174 9781428746473 1428746471 9780152062682 0152062688
OCLC Number: 71426775
Notes: Sequel: The edge.
Awards: Texas Lone Star Reading List, 2008-2009
A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The assignment --
The hook --
A couple of stitches & the slammer --
Circling the drain --
The twins --
Rock rats --
Bangkok --
The Summit Hotel --
Gear of the dead --
Tibet --
Peak experience --
Rock weasels --
Gasp --
Latecomers --
Gamow bag --
ABC --
Letters from home --
Secrets --
Bear and bull --
Camp four --
Arrest --
Family history --
Unrest --
Blink --
Shortcut --
Camp 3 1/2 --
Camps five and six --
Top of the world --
Down the mountainside --
Responsibility: Roland Smith.


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"Here is the perfect antidote for a kid who thinks books are boring. The nifty plotting, gripping story line and Peak's assured delivery give those who join this expedition much to savour." Read more...

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