Cliffhanger: Climbing in the Rockies is an explanation of how sport climbers tackle the Canadian Rocky Mountains, detailing types of climbing, dangers, equipment, and teamwork. Fact boxes titled “Peak fact” provide additional information. The style is conversational and informative.
A variety of sentence types are used. A Contents lists the seven sections in the book. The text is supported directly by headings, a map, labelled and captioned photographs, a sidebar list, and tables. Words in boldface type appear in a glossary at the end of the book.
Interest words include Rockies, peaks, mountaineers, mountaineering, equipment, risk, belayer, anchor, and summit. The verbs rise and wedge are used. The adjectives pointy, rugged, loose, and steep are used.
This title is from the Celebrate CANADA series. Inspire readers to learn about the cultural, social, scientific, and Indigenous stories of Canada in these engaging, appropriately levelled informational texts.
Invoice Title: Celebrate Canada 3: Cliffhanger