Tenzing Norgay, explorer
May 29, 1914-May 9, 1986
Tigers of the Snows: Tenzing Norgay: The Boy Whose Dream Was Everest by Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Ed Young (Atheneum, 2006)
A Nepalese climber, Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary were the first men on the summit of Mount Everest.
A profile of Norgay is posted on the Scholastic Teachers web site.