Imagine surviving an avalanche and a 1,000-foot fall down a mountain. Then imagine hiking for five days down the mountain with a broken neck. Impossible? Nor for Colby Coombs. Learn about his life-changing experience and how he used his wits and skills to survive it.
has authored more than forty books for young readers on topics ranging from sports to presidents to spies. O'Shei spent five years teaching fifth and sixth grade and now, in addition to writing children's nonfiction titles, he works as a newspaper editor and public speaker. He lives near Buffalo, New York, and can be found online at