Illus. in full color. Here is the gripping story of Hillary and Norgay's perilous ascent of Mount Everest as they battled snow and ice slides, whipping winds, and the grim knowledge that 19 others had died in the same attempt.
About Sydelle Kramer
S. A. Kramer is the author of many nonfiction graded readers. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
"This is just the book to hook adventure-lovers on biographies. "--School Library Journal.