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Sir Edmund Hillary explores Mount Everest

Author: Heather Moore Niver
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Real-life scientific adventures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"On May 28, 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary made history by climbing the highest mountain on Earth: Mount Everest. He was the first man to stand on top of this daunting peak. Readers will enjoy the story of Hillary and his guide Tenzing Norgay as they tackled the most demanding climb in the world. Starting with Hillary's interest in climbing as a teen, readers will learn all about the preparation, planning, and hard work  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Edmund Hillary; Edmund Hillary
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Moore Niver
ISBN: 9781508168621 1508168628 9781508168645 1508168644
OCLC Number: 1055268931
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Target Audience: Primary, intermediate
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Imagination and energy --
Enthusiasm for cold and snow --
First summit --
Meeting his mentor --
The mountains were calling --
The challenges --
Prepping for the climb --
First attempt --
Facing the step --
On top of the world --
After Everest --
A secret revealed --
Sir Edmund's legacy --
Timeline --
Glossary --
Index --
Websites.
Series Title: Real-life scientific adventures.
Responsibility: Heather Moore Niver.

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"On May 28, 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary made history by climbing the highest mountain on Earth: Mount Everest. He was the first man to stand on top of this daunting peak. Readers will enjoy the story of Hillary and his guide Tenzing Norgay as they tackled the most demanding climb in the world. Starting with Hillary's interest in climbing as a teen, readers will learn all about the preparation, planning, and hard work that made this exciting climb possible, as well as the history of this magnificent mountain." --

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