Journey to the world's most X-treme Places in this fact-filled look at our mighty landforms. Young readers will climb to the heights of Mt. Everest, venture through the blazing heat of the Sahara Desert, brave the bitter cold of Antarctica, and much more in these thrilling and informative books of man battling--and embracing--nature. Told in a compelling narrative style, each book chronicles a gripping tale of survival as it follows real-life explorers through mountains, deserts, oceans, Polar regions, rain forests--and even outer space. Full-color photographs, maps, and a timeline will inform and entertain students.