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Children's LiteratureDid you know that the Everglades National Park's biggest problem is loss of water? The bad news is that this loss of water is changing the park's ecosystem. Those planning a trip to visit this National Park in southern Florida will find plenty of interesting facts and useful information about the park in this book. Other National Parks featured in this series include the Glacier, Grand Canyon, Great Smoky Mountains, Mammoth Cave, Olympic, Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Zion National Park. All follow the same format and cover geological formation, population, plants, animals, and weather typical of each individual park. Every book in the series discusses activities, safety, and problems specific to the region. These books would make an excellent first resource for families or schools planning a visit to a National Park. The back matter contains a short list of useful addresses, Internet sites, a glossary, a bibliography and an index. 2004, Capstone Press, Ages 7 to 10.
—Sally J. K. Davies