Scaling Mount Everest
When it comes to climbing mountains, there's no greater challenge than Mount Everest. At nearly 30,000 feet (8,848 m) above sea level, it's the tallest mountain on Earth. With a challenging terrain and extreme cold, only the bravest attempt to climb Mount Everest each year. In this book, young readers will learn all about what makes this mountain so dangerous and why some climbers may choose to tackle it. Informative sidebars and vivid photographs will engage and excite readers.