Remember Me
OR

 
Junko Tabei Masters the Mountains
ILLUSTRATOR
 
TYPE
AGE
Children's - 3rd-7th Grade, Age 8-12 
READABILITY
4.3 
PAGES
128 p. ; 
SUBJECTS
,  
PUBLISHER
OTHER FORMATS:
$6.29
Retail $6.99

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 0
Quality Paper
ISBN 9781953424013
Make Way For Books
Junko Tabei of Japan is an intrepid young woman who loves climbing mountains. As a college student in Tokyo, she joins a post-war club of climbers and hones her mountaineering skills. After time she creates to an all-girls group and befriends Rumie, another female climber. Every weekend she and Rumie pursue multiple peaks at creative angles. While climbing with Rumie, a very famous climber notices Junko, and they fall in love. Throughout the years she and Masanobu marry and climb together until one day Junko is invited to join the first women’s group to climb Mt. Everest! Unfortunately, an avalanche cripples the group, and Junko is the only one to reach Everest’s summit. For the rest of her life Junko climbs peaks around the world and espouses causes for young people to climb and to protect the environment. This is a fictionalized retelling of her life.
Publisher Summary
Follow mountaineer Junko Tabei on her journey to be the first woman to summit Mount Everest.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Who Was Princess Diana? A Duet for Home We Dream of Space: A Newbery Honor Award Winner Wind Up Wind Up Music for Tigers Gooseberry Park Sent Gabriel's Horses The Tornado Who Was Ida B. Wells? Much ADO about Baseball Toliver's Secret A Night Divided (Scholastic Gold) Breaker Boy Escaping the Giant Wave Poppy The Detective's Assistant Willow Run