By Roland Smith
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152024178, 256pp.)
Publication Date: May 2007
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
The emotional, tension-filled story of a fourteen-year-old boy's attempt to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest.
Roland Smith is a former zookeeper and leading expert on red wolves as well as an author. He lives on a small farm near Portland, Oregon.
“Here’s the perfect antidote for a kid who thinks books are boring. . . . The nifty plotting, gripping story line and Peak’s assured delivery give those who join this expedition much to savor.”Publishers Weekly (starred)