Based on the historic 1905 ascent by the youngest person ever to climb Longs Peak, the highest mountain in Colorado, this book combines T. A. Barron's powerful, poetic writing with Ted Lewin's magnificent, evocative paintings. Together, they make a truly inspiring journey.
An author's note describes how the ascent encouraged guide Enos Mills to pursue his dream of creating the Rocky Mountain National Park.
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As the air thins, Mr. Peters experiences difficulties and must abandon the trek, but Harriet and Mills keep on through brambles, blisters and a blizzard until they joyfully reach the summit—Harriet being the youngest person ever to do so.| Read Full Review of High As A Hawk
Taking his cues from a 1905 photo of Mills and Peters (Barron gives no clues as to who took the photo, included in the endnotes), Lewin's up-close images create light, movement, and emotion that give the book great impact.Nov 19 2004 | Read Full Review of High As A Hawk
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