Everest: On Top of the World
Informational (nonfiction) 2,002 words, Level V (Grade 4), Lexile 1060L.The world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest, has always provided a challenge for climbers. The climb to the top is dangerous, with steep cliffs, deep crevasses, limited oxygen near the top, and moving slabs of ice and snow. The book covers the history of the world's tallest mountain, from early attempts at its summit to modern climbers.
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