Junko Tabei masters the mountains

Junko Tabei masters the mountains
Ohlin, Nancy
  • Item Type: Book - JUNIOR O
  • Published: 2020
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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.

Related Subjects

Mountaineering--Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories.


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Croydon Library Book JUNIOR O On Loan - Due 20-05-2020
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9781733329200 (hardback)

Personal Author:

Ohlin, Nancy,


Junko Tabei masters the mountains / [text: Nancy Ohlin ; cover and illustrations: Montse Galbany].

Publication Info:

[Santa Monica, California] : Timbuktu Labs, 2020.

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Physical description:

128 pages : colour illustrations ; 20 cm

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still image

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General Note:

"Rebel girls."

Personal subject:

Tabei, Junko, 1939-2016--Juvenile fiction.

Subject term:

Mountaineering--Juvenile fiction.

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Children's stories.

Geographic term:

Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)--Juvenile fiction.

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Galbany, Montse,

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