The Snow Leopard. Radcliffe, Theresa (1994). Illustrated by Butler, John. London: Viking. ISBN: 0670850527
Dramatic full-color paintings by a distinguished wildlife artist accompany an informative study of one snow leopard, Sabu, who struggles to protect her young cub, Ka, from the many dangers that threaten his life.
Tiger of the Snows. Burleigh, Robert (2006). Illustrated by Young, Ed. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers. ISBN: 9780689830426
Vividly brings to life the fascinating true story of Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay who, realizing his own dreams, helped Sir Edmund Hillary reach the summit of Mount Everest--an event that changed history and caused both of these men to become heroes.
The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest. Jenkins, Steve (1999). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company. ISBN: 0395942187
In this stunning picture book, Steve Jenkins takes us to Mount Everest - exploring its history, geography, climate, and culture. This unique book takes readers on the ultimate adventure of climbing the great mountain. Travel along and learn what to pack for such a trek and the hardships one may suffer on the way to the top. Avalanches, frostbite, frigid temperatures, wind, and limited oxygen are just a few of the dangers that make scaling this peak one of the most extreme physical challenges one can experience.
What Do We Know About Hinduism. Ganeri, Anita (1995). New York: Peter Bedrick Books. ISBN: 0872263851
What do Hindus believe? Where do they pray and what are the major Hindu festivals? Where and when did Hinduism begin?