If you give this book to your favorite kid, be prepared to pack a bag and head out to visit at least one of the US National Parks. This full-color fabulous book will have the whole family dreaming and scheming to visit each and every park. It is lovely, educational, and inspiring photography accompanied by just enough text to keep it interesting. National Geographic is the gold standard for nonfiction for kids, and this book does not disappoint. Summer is just around the corner, so get reading and then get packing!
Publication Date: March 13, 2012 | Age Level: 8 and up | Grade Level: 3 and up | Series: National Geographic Kids
More than two hundred million people visited our national parks in 2009. National parks are some of America’s most treasured places, and the National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide U.S.A. is the perfect way to bring the fun and amazement of these majestic places to kids. Divided by region, (Northeast & Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, and West), this guide is both accessible and tons of fun. NG Kids color treatments, full-color photographs, and layering of information make information jump off the page. Features include tips on exploration, information about animals, sidebars, checklists, fun facts, maps, cool things to do, and much more. Conservation information, a find out more section, glossary, and index add ample back matter to round out this book.