Saturday, February 28, 2009

Everest (Book One: The Contest) by Gordon Korman

Reviewed by Mrs. Bruno at Arongen

When a fierce competition to climb Mount Everest is made into a contest of endurance, four kids set out on an adventure to be the youngest to ascend the mountain. But before they begin, there is a test of endurance and some kids will not make the cut. Abilities range, tempers flair, competition is fierce and led by Cap Cicero, an amazing, but rigorous climber. But who will he choose? Who has what it takes to work as a team? Read this trilogy and find out more. If you like his books, Gordon Korman will be visiting Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library on April 29th. Registration for this event begins on April 1st at the public library. More information about Gordon Korman's other books can be found at

1 comment:

Kerstyn O. said...

I've read the entire series and the books are fantastic! I reccomend this book to advanced readers in 4th-5th grade. A great read!