|By (author):||Galbany, Montse|
|By (author):||Rebel Girls|
|Series:||Rebel Girls Chapter Books|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / Age 7-10|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Girls & Women|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Exploration & Discovery|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books|
|Size:||7.50in x 5.00in|
|From The Publisher*||From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes the historical novel based on the life of Junko Tabei, the first female climber to summit Mount Everest.|
Junko is bad at athletics. Really bad. She struggles in gym class and on short hikes. Other students laugh because they think she is small and weak. In fourth grade, her teacher Watanabe-Sensei takes her class on a trip to a mountain. It's bigger than any Junko's ever seen, and she's determined to make it to the top.
After the trip, Junko becomes a mountaineer in body and spirit. She climbs snowy mountains, rocky mountains, and even faraway mountains outside of her home country of Japan. She joins climbing clubs and befriends fellow climbers as passionate as she is. Then, Junko meets her biggest challenge yet: the tallest mountain in the world.
|Biographical Note||Rebel Girls is an award-winning media company founded in 2012. Through a combination of thought-provoking content, stellar design, and business innovation, Rebel Girls is redefining the boundaries of indie publishing to inspire a global community of progressive families spanning seventy countries. Rebel Girls is home to a diverse and passionate group of rebels who work together in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Merida (Mexico), London, and Milan.|