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By Gordon Korman

An exhilarating experience trilogy from Gordon Korman that follows a bunch of younger climbers to the pinnacle of Mt. Everest!

The peak of competition.

Who would be the youngest individual ever to climb Mount Everest? It's the last word try of persistence and talent. The mountain has claimed the lives of many climbers.

Now Summit Athletic, the activities drink and effort bar corporation, is sponsoring a fact contest-twenty of the county's youngest climbers competing for 4 spots in an opportunity to climb Everest, the tallest mountain the realm. the contest is fierce, and the youngsters haven't even complete with boot camp within the Rockies.

Some aren't prepared for what they're going to face. and a few will cease at not anything to get to the pinnacle.

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II. Title. M55155Eig 2010 [E]—dc22 2009019574 Book design by Molly Baker and Amelia Anderson. Typeset in Esta and Silent Movie. The illustrations in this book were rendered in pencil and pastels.

Traditional Jewish homes may keep a tzedakah box for collecting coins. During Hanukkah, since children usually receive gifts, some families perform tzedakah to teach that giving is as important as receiving. Hebrew letter number In Jewish lore, each is assigned a . The word chai meaning “life” or “good luck,” has a value of 18; any multiple of 18 is commonly considered a lucky number. To my aunts and uncles, Selma and Herman Krauss and Edna and Albert Rettig: May your candles burn bright! —L. K.

L. K. M. For Dr. Désiré Amsellem. who was a very dear friend. And many thanks to The Museum of Art and History of Judaism in Paris. —E. S. Text © 2010 by Laura Krauss Melmed. Illustrations © 2010 by Elisabeth Schlossberg. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Melmed, Laura Krauss. Eight winter nights : a family Hanukkah book / by Laura Krauss Melmed ; illustrated by Elisabeth Schlossberg.

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