Where Is Mount Everest? (Where Is?)

by Nico Medina (Author) John Hinderliter (Illustrator)

Where Is Mount Everest? (Where Is?)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Where Is?
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!
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Nico Medina
Nico Medina is the author of Where Is Mount Everest? and Who Was Julius Caesar? He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780448484082
Lexile Measure
870L
Guided Reading Level
Y
Publisher
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
May 20, 2015
Series
Where Is?
BISAC categories
JNF037060 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Earth Sciences - Rocks & Minerals
JNF051100 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Environmental Science & Ecosystems
JNF038020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | Asia
Library of Congress categories
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