Sunday, May 28, 2017
Display: National Parks
Acadia National Park
By Kathleen Connors
Mount Desert Island, home to Acadia National Park, has been inhabited for more than 5,000 years and enjoyed by vacationers for more than 200! Its many plants, animals, and scenic views make the island and its famous park one of the most visited places in the United States. Colorful photographs and descriptions take readers along the historic carriage roads and to the top of Cadillac Mountain.
Everglades National Park
By Kathleen Connors
Everglades National Park was established in 1934 to protect one of the most unique ecosystems in the world. From hardwood forests to the estuarine habitat of Florida Bay, the many habitats in the park are home to about 1,000 species of plants and hundreds of Animal species, some of which are endangered.
My Yosemite: Guide for Young Adventurers
By Mike Graf
Loaded with colorful photos and illustrations, this handy guidebook covers all the favorites, from giant sequoias to awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Grand Canyon National Park
By Santana Hunt
Within Grand Canyon National Park is one of the most majestic sites in the United States, the Grand Canyon. For adventurous road trippers, this national park is the perfect place to visit. Miles of hiking trails for visitors have been built around the rim of the canyon, down its steep sides, and even across the beautiful Colorado River. Readers learn how the Grand Canyon formed and about the creation of Grand Canyon National Park around it.
By Lita Judge
Tom Moran had never ridden a horse or slept under the stars before, but the paintings he created on his journey from city boy to seasoned explorer would lead to the founding of America's first national park.
National Parks: A Kid’s Guide to America’s Parks, Monuments, and Landmarks
By Erin McHugh
Presents a guide to some of the national parks of the United States, designated by state, and includes information on the history of each site and the plants and animals that can be found there.
Yellowstone National Park
By Frances Nagle
Yellowstone National Park is considered the first national park in the world! Created in 1872, the park encompasses many types of habitats but is best known for its Old Faithful Geyser. Readers join the more than 3 million yearly park visitors in discovering the beauty of Yellowstone National Park. Including important aspects of the social studies curriculum such as geography and conservation, this volume also introduces readers to the plants, wildlife, and attractions of this famous park.
Yosemite National Park
By Frances Nagle
Learn how Yosemite National Park came to be as well as the climbing spots, wildlife viewing, and other activities that make Yosemite a great road trip stop.
By Annette Bay Pimentel
Tie Sing had a reputation as the best trail cook in California, so it was no surprise when millionaire Stephen Mather hired him to feed thirty men for ten days in the wilderness while Mather tried to convince the campers that national parks needed to be protected. So Sing planned and cooked, and when disaster struck, he improvised, and by the end of the trip had come up with a way to help inspire the creation of the National Park Service.
The Camping Trip That Changed America
By Barb Rosenstock
The little-known story of the excursion of John Muir and President Theodore Roosevelt to the Yosemite Valley that forever shaped America's wilderness.
National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide U.S.A.
By Sarah Wassner
Flynn and Julie Beer Presents a guide to America's national parks, including tips on exploration, information about animals, and fun facts.
Secrets of the National Parks
By Aileen Weintraub A guide to some of America's most significant national parks reveals lesser-known points of interest and trivia about such sites as the Great Smoky Mountains, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Denali.