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Glacier National Park: Going to the Sun (Adventures with the Parkers)

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A Family Journey in One of Our Greatest National Parks

 

Finally the group reached the top. Straight ahead was a remnant Arctic scene. Grinnell Glacier was full of cracks and large chunks of ice. Some icebergs were floating in a small lake. A waterfall splashed down from Salamander Glacier above it . . .

 

Join the Parkers, an intrepid family of four, as they head north to Montanas beautiful Glacier National Park. The family enjoys views of cascading waterfalls, uniquely sculpted mountains, glimmering glaciers, and beautifully colored waters. But Glaciers alpine scenery is under threat due to climate change, persistent summer fires, and area drought. Will smoke and flames thwart the familys vacation plans?

Each book in the exciting Adventures with the Parkers series for kids 8-13 explores a popular national park and is packed with adventure as well as engaging and educational facts about nature, outdoor safety, and much more. Vacation has never been this fun!

 

Books in the Adventures with the Parkers Series:

Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks: Danger in the Narrows

Glacier National Park: Going to the Sun

Grand Canyon National Park: Tail of the Scorpion

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Ridge Runner Rescue

Mount Rushmore, Badlands, Wind Cave: Going Underground

Olympic National Park: Touch of the Tide Pool, Crack of the Glacier

Rocky Mountain National Park: Peril on Longs Peak

Yellowstone National Park: Eye of the Grizzly

Yosemite National Park: Harrowing Ascent of Half Dome

Synopsis:

Each book in the Adventures with the Parkers series for kids 8-13 takes the Parker family to a popular national park and is packed with adventure as well as interesting facts about park activities, natural history, outdoor safety, and much more. All books have been vetted and approved by park officials and park associations. Each book includes color illustrations and photographs.

About the Author

Mike Graf has shared his writing and national park experiences with children and teachers in hundreds of schools. He has penned more than 70 books for children. A national park fanatic, Graf visits about twenty-five national parks across the country every year. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762779642
Author:
Graf, Mike
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Author:
Leggitt, Marjorie
Author:
Marjorie, Leggitt
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Adventures with the Parkers
Publication Date:
20120331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 color photos, 20 color illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in

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Each book in the Adventures with the Parkers series for kids 8-13 takes the Parker family to a popular national park and is packed with adventure as well as interesting facts about park activities, natural history, outdoor safety, and much more. All books have been vetted and approved by park officials and park associations. Each book includes color illustrations and photographs.

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