Hillary, Norgay, and Mount Everest
(nonfiction), Graphic Books.Climbing Mount Everest is not for the faint of heart. Prospective climbers face below-freezing temperatures, gale-force winds, blinding snow, and a lack of oxygen. They must also consider the danger of avalanches, hidden crevices, and icy slopes. Despite these risks, many people attempt to climb Everest each year. This graphic book takes readers through the journey of the first climbers to successfully reach the summit and return. Teachers can use this lesson to engage students in a study of the attributes of characters confronting the challenges nature can present. Use this graphic book with Everest: On Top of the World at level V.