Disaster in the Mountains!: Colby Coombs' Story of Survival

Overview

Imagine surviving an avalanche and a 1,000-foot fall down a mountain. Then imagine hiking for five days down the mountain with a broken neck. Impossible? Nor for Colby Coombs. Learn about his life-changing experience and how he used his wits and skills to survive it.

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Overview

Imagine surviving an avalanche and a 1,000-foot fall down a mountain. Then imagine hiking for five days down the mountain with a broken neck. Impossible? Nor for Colby Coombs. Learn about his life-changing experience and how he used his wits and skills to survive it.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736867788
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2007
  • Series: True Tales of Survival Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,113,490
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 720L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Tim O’Shei is the author of more than 60 nonfiction books for kids and teens. He’s also a teacher, sports and entertainment journalist, and the founder of Live! Starring … You!, a program where students interview people in the spotlight. He regularly visits schools around the country, teaching workshops and spreading his motto, “Write for your dreams.” He’s been featured on national television, including an appearance on the Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum.” Tim is a native of Buffalo, New York, where he lives with his wife and three children.

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Table of Contents


A Dangerous Climb     4
A Fateful Day     8
The Long Way Down     14
Overcoming Tragedy     26
Glossary     30
Read More     31
Internet Sites     31
Index     32
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