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Mountain Climbing Disasters

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This series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with struggling readers in mind, these riveting 64-page softcover books offer short chapters on significant disasters. Each chapter is its own mini-book, which includes a timeline, key terms, and interesting facts. Fascinating black and white photographs keep the pages turning. A bibliography encourages further topical reading.

Synopsis:

Even expert mountain climbers face danger and risk. Some of these risks result from human negligence; others are due to the weather or other uncontrollable factors. Accidents and their aftermath on the Eiger, Mount Everest, Mount Hood, Siula Grande, and Denali are analyzed in these accounts of bravery at the top of the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781602910942
Publisher:
Saddleback Educational Publishing
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction : History - United States/General
Author:
Weil, Ann
Subject:
United States - General
Series:
Disasters
Publication Date:
20040901
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
9-12
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Age Level:
14-17

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Children's » Nonfiction » US History

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Product details 64 pages Saddleback Educational Publishing - English 9781602910942 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Even expert mountain climbers face danger and risk. Some of these risks result from human negligence; others are due to the weather or other uncontrollable factors. Accidents and their aftermath on the Eiger, Mount Everest, Mount Hood, Siula Grande, and Denali are analyzed in these accounts of bravery at the top of the world.
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