Click the “Rock Climbing” link above to find texts for the rock climbing enthusiasts in your classroom.  Enjoy!

Key:

^ Nonfiction

# Other: Poetry, Drama, etc.

*Grade levels are based on reviews from sources such as School Library Journal, Booklist, etc. They do not necessarily represent Alan’s views on grade level appropriateness.

Rock Climbing

Between a Rock and a Hard Place^ Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston

Blue Blue Sky by Brian Kindall (Female Protagonist; Grades 4-6)

edge Edge of Flight by Kate Jaimet (Female Protagonist; Grades 5-8)

Everest  Everest Trilogy by Gordon Korman (Grades 5-8)

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster^ Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

JumpJump by Elisa Carbone (Female Protagonist; Grades 8-10)

Summit ^ No Summit Out of Sight: The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits by Jordan Romero and Linda LeBlanc (Grades 6-12)

Out of Reach by Jones, V. M. published by Amazon Children's Publishing HardcoverOut of Reach by V. M. Jones (Grades 7-9)

PeakPeak by Roland Smith (Grades 6-9)

art   The Art of Holding On and Letting Go by Kristin Bartley Lenz (Female Protagonist; Grades 8-12)

Climb ^ The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest by Anatoli Boukreev and G. Weston DeWalt

edge The Edge by Roland Smith (Grades 6-10)

Soul ^ Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the top of Everest by Jamling Tenzing Norgay

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