Dare your students to read and learn with this edge-of-your-seat series on record-setting, high-risk adventures. With vivid photography and intriguing text on journeys that battle fierce cold, sail through the clouds, dive into ocean depths, and or climb the highest mountain peaks, these books leave readers feeling as though they were tucked safely in the adventurer's backpack the whole time. Explanation of crucial safety gear, route maps, diagrams, and sidebars also are included.
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