Everest: the contest by Gordon Korman is about a boy who is trying to find the ‘v' on a energy bar.So he can win the contest and go on the Everest expedition. But what he didn't know was he had to train to go on the expedition. And some will stop at nothing to get to the top. And Dominick a 13 year old kid climbing mt.everest ever. This is a great book I recommend it to 5-8 th graders. And even adults might enjoy it to. It was a funeral in every way but: the body was missing.