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Coburn, Broughton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 796.522 COB

Dickmann, Nancy.

Summary: Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world; describes the first expedition to the top of the mountain completed by Edmund HIllary and Tenzing Norgay; and explains why climbing the mountain is so difficult.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.522 DIC

Blanc, Katherine.

Summary: Chronicles Jordan Romero's quest to become the youngest person to climb the world's seven tallest mountains, including Mount Everest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balboa Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 954.96 Blanc 2010

Kamler, Kenneth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.52 KAM

Dickinson, Matt.

Summary: A killer storm with howling winds swept in and climbers were soon blinded in white-out conditions. Before it was over, the blizzard would claim a dozen lives, the worst loss of life in the modern history of climbing on Everest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 DIC

Krakauer, Jon.

Summary: The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 KRA

Synnott, Mark

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Summary: "Veteran climber Mark Synnott never planned on climbing Mount Everest, but a hundred-year mystery lured him into an expedition--and an awesome history of passionate adventure, chilling tragedy, and human aspiration unfolded"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2021

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Ellsworth, Scott

Summary: "While tension steadily rose between European powers in the 1930s, a different kind of battle was raging across the Himalayas. Contingents from Great Britain, Nazi Germany, and the United States had set up rival camps at the base of the mountains, all hoping to become recognized as the fastest, strongest, and bravest climbers in the world. Carried on across nearly the entire sweep of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: : Little, Brown and Company 2020

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Krakauer, Jon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 KRA

Summary: Abominable takes audiences on an epic 2,000-mile adventure from the streets of Shanghai to the breathtaking Himalayan snowscapes. When teenage Yi encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai, she and her mischievous friends, Jin and Peng, name him "Everest" and embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. But...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD AB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ABO

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY ABO

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Abominable 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ABO

Messner, Reinhold

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Mountaineers 1989

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Stephens, Rebecca.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Pub. 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 954.96 STE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 954.96 STE

Kasischke, Louis W.

Summary: Near the top of Mount Everest, on 10 May 1996, eight climbers died. It was the worst tragedy in the mountain's history. Lou Kasischke was there. Now he tells the harrowing story of what went wrong, as it has never been told before - including why the climbers were desperately late and out of time. His personal story, captured in the title AFTER THE WIND, tells about the intense moments near the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Good Hart Publishing 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.522 KAS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.54 KAS

Summary: Follows a climbing expedition up Mount Everest, including a double-amputee and an asthmatic as climbers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EVE

Viesturs, Ed

Summary: The only American to have climbed all fourteen of the world's eight-thousand-meter peaks sets his sights on Mount Everest, in a work that combines his own climbs as well as narratives of famous climbs throughout the last century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VIETURS, ED VIE

Webster, Ed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mountain Imagery 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 WEB

Douglas, Ed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Constable 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 DOU

Firstbrook, P. L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: M&S 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 FIR

Hemmleb, Jochen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mountaineers Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 HEM

Summary: Summiting Mount Everest is a grueling and dangerous endeavor, known to torture the mind, body, and soul of those who even dare. When a 68-year-old great grandfather attempts this feat, what ensued was the worst disaster in mountaineering history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vision films 2020

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ACC

Davidson, Jim

Summary: "A dramatic account of the deadly avalanche on Everest-and a return to reach the summit. On April 25, 2015, Jim Davidson was climbing Mount Everest when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake released avalanches all around him and his team, destroying their only escape route and trapping them at nearly 20,000 feet. It was the largest earthquake in Nepal in eighty-one years and killed nearly 8,900 people....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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Summary: The gripping true-life adventure of six blind Tibetan teenagers on a climbing expedition up formidable Mount Everest.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BLI

Coburn, Broughton

Summary: Chronicles the first American expedition to Mount Everest in May 1963, profiling the team of climbers while examining the impact the mission had on the American consciousness and sense of identity during the Cold War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 COB

Summary: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2016

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE EVE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD EVE RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE EVE

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