Middle to Upper Grades
Footsteps of the Exploreres Series
Heather Whipple – Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world, and for years, many daring climbers attempted to reach the summit. Read about Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, who finally reached the peak in 1953. Discover the history of climbing this mountain and read about other climbers’ expeditions – some successful, some ending in death on the cruel mountain.