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The Boy Who Conquered Everest: The Jordan Romero Story

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Jordan Romero was a regular 9 year old boy. He loved BMX biking, listening to music, hanging out with his friends and family, participating in school activities, and studying nature and reptiles. So why would he want to climb the world's tallest mountains? What made him decide to try something so dangerous and difficult?

It all started when Jordan spotted a map of the famou
Paperback, 72 pages
Published June 30th 2010 by Hay House
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Nicola Mansfield
Jan 03, 2011 Nicola Mansfield rated it really liked it
Reason for Reading: The book sounded inspiring and like something my son would enjoy.

This little book is a treasure and a treat to read! Graphically, the book has been designed in a scrapbook style with each page a pleasing layout of photographs, handwritten and typewritten fonts. The text is minimal at times, presented in chunks at others, and is not a hard read at all but still full of information. This is the story of Jordan Romero, who at 9 years old, wanted to climb the Seven Summits. These
Sep 24, 2011 Michele rated it really liked it
This short picture book is the true story of an American boy who set a goal of climbing the “Seven Summits,” the tallest mountain on each continent. Jordan Romeo’s quest culminated in his reaching the top of Mt. Everest in May of 2010, as a 13-year old.

I probably would have never noticed this feat if I had not read another book about a teenager climbing Mt. Everest and found myself seeking out information about Mt. Everest and its climbers. When I came across Jordan Romero, I was intrigued and
Jan 14, 2011 Nancy rated it it was amazing
What a story! Jordan Romero was the youngest person ever to climb Mt. Everest but it wasn’t just a “Hey Dad, Let’s go climb Mt. Everest!” moment. It took him four years, climbing the world’s Seven Summits in preparation, finding sponsors and learning to believe in himself.

With parental support all the way, Jordan did the seemingly impossible and did it in style. The wonderful photos show each preparation climb, Jordan’s family and give an excellent view of what this young man accomplished. A gr
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