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Dean, Patrick

Summary: "In 1913, four men made a months-long journey by dog sled to the base of the tallest mountain in North America. Several groups had already tried but failed to reach the top of a mountain whose size--occupying 120 square miles of the earth's surface --and position as the Earth's northernmost peak of more than 6,000 meters elevation make it one of the world's deadliest mountains. Although its...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 DEA

Waterman, Jonathan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1998

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

Spradlin, Michael P

Summary: When a monster storm descends on Mount Denali in Alaska, several teams of climbers are trapped in the blizzard, and Lieutenant Jamal Jenkins and his squad of Pararescuemen are called on to locate and rescue them--if they can survive some of the harshest conditions on the planet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SPR

Hall, Andy.

Summary: "Denali's Howl is the white-knuckle account of one of the most deadly climbing disasters of all time. In 1967, twelve young men attempted to climb Alaska's Mount McKinley-known to the locals as Denali-one of the most popular and deadly mountaineering destinations in the world. Only five survived. Journalist Andy Hall, son of the park superintendent at the time, investigates the tragedy. He...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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

Waterman, Jonathan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: AAC Press 1983

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

Walker, Tom

Summary: A naturalist-photographer observes the changing character of a national park.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.7983 WAL

Hall, Margaret

Summary: Describes Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska, including a history of the region, the plants and animals that live there, and the activities that people participate in while visiting the park.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.83 HAL

Peterson, Tracie

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Summary: Allan Brennan lands an apprenticeship to a wilderness guide at Denali, a position that will allow him to investigate his father's death on the mountain, and he finds an unlikely ally in his dangerous search for answers in his boss's daughter, Cassidy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PET

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2013

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Taliaferro, John

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.802 TAL

Hommer, Ed.

Summary: Ed Hommer discusses his life as an air pilot and mountaineer, how he and a fellow mountain climber survived for four nights with no supplies after their plane crashed on Mount McKinley, his recovery from the episode, life as an amputee, and recent climb of Mount McKinley.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2001

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

Summary: Ten-disc expanded edition of National Geographic's National parks collection that explores the natural history and wildlife of America's national parks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 NAT

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...

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

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

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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2021

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Peterson, Tracie

Summary: Cassidy Ivanoff and her father, John, work at the new and prestigious Curry Hotel outside Mt. McKinley. While John will be expedition and wilderness exploration guide for the wealthy tourists, Cassidy has signed on as a cook's assistant. Both are busy as the hotel prepares to welcome the president of the United States on his way to drive in the golden spike to officially complete the railroad....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PET

Bauer, Erwin A.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sasquatch Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.83 BAU

Fountain, Henry

Summary: "In the tradition of Erik Larson's Isaac's Storm, a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in recorded history in North America--the 1964 Alaskan earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and obliterated the coastal village of Chenega--and the scientist sent to look for geological clues to explain the dynamics of earthquakes, who helped to confirm the then controversial theory of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.2 FOU

Warren, Susan May

Summary: Alaska. Former pararescue jumper Orion Starr is haunted by the memory of a rescue gone wrong. He has no desire to join Hamilton Jones's elite rescue team, but he also can't shirk his duty when the call comes in to rescue three lost climbers on Denali. Former CIA profiler and psychiatrist Jenny Calhoun's yearly extreme challenge with her best friends is her only escape from the guilt that has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

Southwell, Rex.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Word 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.465 SOU
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.465 SOU

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mountaineers Books 2000

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 979.8 SHE

Coburn, Broughton

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 1997

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Herman, Gail

Summary: Recounts the journey made by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norkey to the peak of Mount Everest, the highest location on Earth, highlighting how they used teamwork to make it to the top.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.54 HER

Caesar, Ed

Summary: "In the 1930s, as official government expeditions set their sights on conquering Mount Everest, a little-known World War I veteran named Maurice Wilson conceives his own crazy, beautiful plan: he will fly a plane from England to Everest, crash-land on its lower slopes, then become the first person to reach its summit--all utterly alone. Wilson doesn't know how to climb. He barely knows how to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2020

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Willis, Clint.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2006

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

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