Up: A Mother and Daughter's Peak Bagging Adventure
by Patricia Ellis Herr
Broadway Books (2012)
Up recounts the exhilarating and harrowing adventures of a mother and daughter’s climbs up all 48 of New Hampshire’s highest mountains. It’s an emotionally honest account of a mother’s determination to foster independence and fearlessness in her daughter and to teach her “that small doesn’t necessarily mean weak; that girls can be strong; and that big, bold things are possible.” 256 pp.