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Mar 03, Sarah rated it really liked it Reading this series at 14; Climbling isn't really for me but it sounds exciting and these kids are so cool and talented!
The descriptions are great and I love learning about Everest. So funny, interesting, and intense! Reading this series at 27; All my thoughts from when I first read these books still apply, but also, who let these babies climb a freakin mountain of death??!!
I love the characters and story, and I really apprecite that the books take the dangers of mountaineering seriously withou Reading this series at 14; Climbling isn't really for me but it sounds exciting and these kids are so cool and talented!
I love the characters and story, and I really apprecite that the books take the dangers of mountaineering seriously without being overly graphic about it. To view it, click here.
I thought this book was a fun read. It kept me wanting to read the next chapter to see who was going to be cut from the expedition next. It has a great story line that made me feel like I was in the running for a spot on the Everest expedition.
They kept me hooked and put a twist in what the outcome of the expedition would be. If I learned a life lesson from this book it would be to never expect something, always be rea Personal Response: If I learned a life lesson from this book it would be to never expect something, always be ready for anything.
Cap Cicero is the team expedition leader. He controls who gets cut and who stays in the running for a spot on the actual expedition up Everest. There are only four spots on the team so every young climber is working harder than they have ever worked before to impress Cap.
The Summit Quest energy company set up the expedition and made a contest where three hopefuls who found each letter of Everest under Summit Energy bars and drink caps could have a shot at making the Everest team.
Dominic, Chris, Tilt, Samantha, Brynn, Cameron, and Perry are all fighting for a spot on the team by completing daily workouts and climbs at an impressive level. Samantha sleepwalks and knocks over a couple of vases several times and Cap thinks someone is vandalizing the cabin for fun.
A few days later, Cameron tries climbing the famous mushroom boulder when he falls, shatters his ankle, and gets a concussion. The team is shocked and realizes the dangers of climbing once again. They also realize that another climber is out of the running for a spot on the team.
Each day they keep bringing the level of competition higher and higher. Eventually, Chris and Tilt get cut from the running. The final team is Dominic, Bryn, Samantha, and Perry. After the final team is selected they get a month off to rest and get ready for the expedition up Mt.
They set out for the long trek by starting out on the main base of the mountain. After two grueling days of climbing, they make it a quarter of the way up.The following is a schedule for Right to Read Week (February ). We hope you will help your child/children by encouraging them to accept the Reading Challenge and .
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You needed to find the letters from bottle caps and wrappers.
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Transcript of Everest Book One: The Contest. Summary This short novel, the first of one of Gordon Korman's many trilogies, is about the energy bar/drink company, Summit, holding a contest to allow those who spell E-V-E-R-E-S-T with letters found in wrappers and bottle caps of their products a chance to be one of a team of four.
The Contest is book one of the Everest Trilogy by Gordon Korman. Summary Dominic Alexis, 13, has won one of five wildcard spots for chance to try out for the youngest team ever to climb Mt.