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National Parks

National Parks

A Kid's Guide to America's Parks, Monuments and Landmarks

Perfect for your next family adventure, this fun-filled guide explores the wonders more than 75 U.S. parks, monuments, and landmarks, from Maine’s Acadia National Park to California’s Sequoia National Park.

From Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty, from Gettysburg National Battlefield to Mount Rushmore, National Parks is the only kid-friendly, family-oriented book that covers all of the U.S. national parks, plus other famous monuments and landmarks. With a lively text and hundreds of color illustrations and photographs throughout, it offers fascinating, memorable information on every aspect of the parks, such as the history, geography, natural wonders, native wildlife and birds, and unique features that make each park special.

Organized alphabetically by state, National Parks takes readers on a whirlwind trip to 75 locations, including Denali National Park, Hot Springs National Park, Everglades National Park, Fort McHenry, White Mountain National Forest, Ellis Island, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Zion National Park, Block Island National Wildlife Refuge, Mt. Hood National Forest, and many more.

Also included are dozens of activities, such as quizzes, word and picture hunts, and car games, as well as a detachable national-park quarter collector, so kids can collect each of the 56 commemorative quarters to be issued by the U.S.
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Genre: Children's Books / Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States

On Sale: April 24th 2012

Price: $19.99 / $25.99 (CDN)

Page Count: 128

ISBN-13: 9781579128845

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"This sharply designed, fascinating guide to America's landmarks, parks, and other pristine areas should inspire many a road trip."—Publisher's Weekly
"From the ages of natural wonders and facts about the national park system's evolution to sidebars of illustrated facts and trivia, this is designed as a leisure-reading reference perfect for both browsing and reports."—The Midwest Book Review
"It's a Junior Ranger's dream!"—Time for Kids Magazine