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Author: Roland Smith
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fourteen-year-old boy attempts to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Young adult works
Young adult fiction
Adventure fiction
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Roland, 1951-
Peak.
Orlando, FL : Harcourt Children's Books, ©2007
(DLC) 2006024325
(OCoLC)71426775
Material Type: Document, Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Smith
ISBN: 9780547417172 0547417179
OCLC Number: 768230275
Awards: Runner-up for Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award (Grades 6-8) 2010
Short-listed for Delaware Diamonds Award (High School) 2010
Short-listed for Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award (Grades 6-8) 2010
Short-listed for Green Mountain Book Award 2010
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Roland Smith.

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After Peak Marcello is arrested for scaling a New York City skyscraper, he's left with two choices: wither away in juvenile detention or go live with his long-lost father, who runs a climbing  Read more...

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"* "A thrilling, multifaceted adventure story... A winner at every level." - Booklist (starred)"

 
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by Saltygames32 (WorldCat user published about a month ago) Very Good Permalink

Great book was worth the time. Very great descriptions and dramatic scenes. Will leave you sitting on the edge of your seat.

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