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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

Medina, Nico

Summary: Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.52 MED

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE BASKET

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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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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Douglas, Ed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Constable 1998

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

Krakauer, Jon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard 1998

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

Messner, Reinhold

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Mountaineers 1989

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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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Anker, Conrad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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

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

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

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.

Format: text

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

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

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Messner, Reinhold

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2001

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

Archer, Jeffrey

Summary: George Mallory was an intelligent student who attended Cambridge and served in World War I. He was an individual that wanted to accomplish great tasks that would ensure him a place in history. At age 37, he decided to climb Mt. Everest and was last seen 400 feet from the top. In 1999, his body was discovered, and the question of whether he made it to the top remains a mystery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ARC

Archer, Jeffrey

Summary: This real-life mountaineering mystery recounts the story of Britain's George Mallory and his attempt to scale Mt. Everest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ARC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Arc

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Archer 2009

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

Willis, Clint.

Format: text

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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