Everest Book One: The Contest by Gordon KormanEverest Book One: The Contest by Gordon Korman

Everest Book One: The Contest

byGordon Korman

Paperback | March 1, 2012

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A thrilling adventure trilogy from Gordon Korman about a number of kids competing to be the youngest person to ever reach the top of Mt. Everest

Four kids. One mountain.

They come from all across America to be the youngest kid ever to climb Everest. But only one will reach the top first. The competition is fierce. The preparation is intense. The challenge is breathtaking. When the final four reach the higher peaks, disaster strikes-and all that separates the living from the dead is chance, bravery, and action.

Gordon Korman is the author of Framed, Zoobreak, Swindle, and Son of the Mob, as well as the On the Run series and the Island, Everest, Dive, and Kidnapped trilogies. He lives on Long Island.
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Title:Everest Book One: The ContestFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.58 × 5.28 × 0.34 inPublished:March 1, 2012Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0545392322

ISBN - 13:9780545392327

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from the contest A very good read for many ages. Good story line with great characters
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everest: The Contest A great idea for a trilogy with likable characters.
Date published: 2017-08-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from CLIMBING ADVENTURE A REAL YOUNG PERSONS ADVENTURE STORY
Date published: 2017-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Contest My mom gave me this book when I was bored one night many, many years ago now and it still holds a place as the book that truly launched my love of both reading and adventures (both literary and live). I have always loved this book. The premise is original, the story is captivating and the adventure is so fun!
Date published: 2016-11-17

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From Everest"What's the matter with you, kid? Why don't you look where you're going?" "Sorry." Dominic picked up the vial and scooted out of the way. Mom had continuous nightmares that climbing would kill at least one member of her family. I'll bet she wasn't expecting it to happen like this, he reflected, a little shaken.The SUV accelerated up the ramp, pausing at the top. The driver tossed a candy bar wrapper into the trash barrel and drove off. It was a Summit Energy Bar. Dominic recognized the logo from where he stood, rooted to the spot. He had climbed towering cliffs, yet walking up this gentle slope to get that piece of paper seemed much, much harder. He reached into the garbage and fished out the sticky wrapper. In a way, he almost knew what he would see before he turned it over.A V!It was a ticket to the top of the world.