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National monuments of the U.S.A., [written by Cameron Walker ; illustrated by Chris Turnham] - hardcover

Summary
"Divided into eight chapters covering the breadth of the US, pictographic maps locate each of the monuments explored, while double-page, poster-worthy scenes convey the beauty of the areas featured. Monuments covered include Statue of Liberty, Stonewall, Katahdin, the National Mall, Forts of the East, Jewel Cave, Pipestone, Pullman, Grand-Staircase Escalante, Chiricahua National Monument, Bandelier National Monument, Rainbow Bridge, the Dinosaur National Monument, Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Colorado National Monument, the Devil's Tower, Muir Woods, Golden Gate Bridge, Tule Lake, Mount St. Helens, John Day Fossil Beds, Admiralty Island, the Misty Fjords, Aniakchak, Papahānaumokuākea, Marianas Trench, Rose Atoll, and more! Spot artworks and captions give important historical context for the memorial sites, as well as scientific information about the animals and plants found in the precious natural habitats. The perfect armchair escapism for adventure-hungry kids, readers will marvel at the fantastic sights to be seen throughout the United States of America. Brimming with facts, activities, and beautiful illustrations, the National Parks of the USA series of books immerses young people in the wonders of America's outdoors. Learn about the wonderful wildlife, stunning scenery, and rare plants that inhabit these precious outdoor spaces. Celebrate these beautiful and rare locations, and be awed by the diversity and grandeur of the national parks' living landscapes."--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
East -- Central -- Southwest -- Mountain west -- West -- Alaska -- Tropics
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Includes index
Physical Description
105 pages, color illustrations, color maps, 32 cm
Specific Material Designation
regular print
Isbn
9780711265493

Library Locations

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    Montello Public Library 128 Lake Court, Montello, WI, 53949, US
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