- Published: Orlando : Harcourt, Inc., c2007.
- Year Published: 2007
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: 246 p. ; 22 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 760
- 0152024174 (hardcover) :
- 9780152024178 (hardcover) :
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Call number: Teen Fiction
Available Copies: Downtown Teen, 3rd Floor, Malletts Teen, Traverwood Teen
A fourteen-year-old boy attempts to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest.
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It's fine, it is, especially in a youth book whose audience is far less likely to know how completely impossible the whole scene is. Impossible! You're so small, main characters! The impact of high altitude on your tiny bodies should be debilitating! Stop taking off your gloves and then not getting frostbite!
Ultimately, I have to say it's a good book. The technical details aside, I would probably consider it a very good book.
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