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Other titles in the Adventures with the Parkers series:
Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Ridge Runner Rescue (Adventures with the Parkers)by Mike Graf
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A Family Journey in One of Our Greatest National Parks
This is Max Davis reporting from the Great Smoky Mountains. Its the summer of 1940 . . .
The Parkers, an intrepid family of four, are back for another exciting adventure, this time at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. With their great-grandfathers journal as their guide, ten-year-old twins James and Morgan and their parents backpack twenty-six miles along the Appalachian Trail, spotting synchronized fireflies and North Americas largest salamander species. But will the adventure end when Morgan comes down with a mysterious illness?
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
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.
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