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The Resource Climbing Everest : how heroes reached Earth's highest peak ..., by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Michele Amatrula

Climbing Everest : how heroes reached Earth's highest peak ..., by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Michele Amatrula

Label
Climbing Everest : how heroes reached Earth's highest peak ...
Title
Climbing Everest
Title remainder
how heroes reached Earth's highest peak ...
Statement of responsibility
by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Michele Amatrula
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the first ill-fated attempts by Mallory in 1924 to the ultimately successful expedition of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay 30 years later, this book chronicles the preparations, setbacks, and often sad misfortunes of climbers in their quest for the summit
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herman, Gail
Dewey number
796.522095496
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
F&P text level: S
LC call number
GV199.44.E85
LC item number
H47 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Amatrula, Michele
Series statement
Totally true adventures!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mountaineering
  • Hillary, Edmund
  • Mountaineers
  • Tenzing Norkey
  • Mountaineers
  • Mallory, George
  • Mountaineers
  • Mountaineering
  • Mallory, George
  • Mountaineers
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Climbing Everest : how heroes reached Earth's highest peak ..., by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Michele Amatrula
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle on cover: How heroes reached the Earth's highest peak
  • "A Stepping Stone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and filmography (page 104)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The highest challenge -- Mallory, the man -- 1921 expedition: exploring the unknown -- 1922 expedition: avalanche! -- 1924 expedition: Mallory's final climb -- Sherpa Tenzing Norgay -- Tiger of Everest -- Hillary grows up -- The 1953 expedition begins -- Summit team -- In the death zone -- The roof of the world -- To the top -- The story behind the story
Control code
2014032348
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
92, 13 pages
Isbn
9780553509878
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2014032348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Climbing Everest : how heroes reached Earth's highest peak ..., by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Michele Amatrula
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle on cover: How heroes reached the Earth's highest peak
  • "A Stepping Stone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and filmography (page 104)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The highest challenge -- Mallory, the man -- 1921 expedition: exploring the unknown -- 1922 expedition: avalanche! -- 1924 expedition: Mallory's final climb -- Sherpa Tenzing Norgay -- Tiger of Everest -- Hillary grows up -- The 1953 expedition begins -- Summit team -- In the death zone -- The roof of the world -- To the top -- The story behind the story
Control code
2014032348
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
92, 13 pages
Isbn
9780553509878
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2014032348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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