Great Smoky Mountains

Great Smoky Mountains

by Sara Gilbert


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As summer vacation draws near, children (and adults) start dreaming of the next great adventure. Why not become National Park Explorers and discover the wonders contained in some of America's most popular national parks? Each book in this new series highlights key landscape features, wildlife, and activities unique to the park, noting when is a particularly good time of year to visit. Abundant photographs will captivate the eye and entice each armchair adventurer to hop in the car or catch a plane to experience the park in all its scenic glory. A young explorer's introduction to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, covering its mountain landscape, plants, animals such as salamanders, and activities such as horseback riding.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628322415
Publisher: Creative Company, The
Publication date: 07/19/2016
Series: National Park Explorers Series
Sales rank: 1,235,475
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 490L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Sara Gilbert has been writing books, magazine articles, and newspaper features since earning a degree in journalism from Minnesota's University of St. Thomas in 1993. She has written children's books about baseball, big machines, businesses, and more. She lives in Mankato, Minnesota, with her husband and their three children.

Table of Contents

Welcome to Great Smoky Mountains National Park! 4

Ancient Mountains 8

Keep Counting! 12

Popular Peaks 16

Activity: Fog It Up 22

Glossary 23


Websites 23

Index 24

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