Where Is Mount Everest? (Where Is...?) (Prebound)

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As the recent deaths of sixteen Sherpas underscore, climbing Mount Everest remains a daunting challenge. Located in the Himalayas, Everest is the highest mountain in the world at a whopping 29,029 feet. In this compelling narrative, Nico Medina guides readers through the mountain's ancient beginnings, first human settlers, historic climbs, and the modern commercialization of mountain-climbing. With stories of expeditions gone wrong and miraculously successful summit climbs, this is a thrilling addition to the Where Is . . . ? series.

About the Author

Nico Medina is the author of Who Was Julius Caesar? and Who Was Genghis Khan?, as well as two YA novels. He works at a publishing house in New York City and lives in Brooklyn.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780606367592
ISBN-10: 0606367594
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: May 19th, 2015
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Where Is...?