Going to Grand Canyon National Park

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In this lively, colorful, up-to-date, and fact-packed book, kids ages 8 to 12 can join Mike Buchheit, Director of the Grand Canyon Field Institute, on a one-of-a-kind expedition of discovery. Together, they will climb ancient rocks, spot amazing plants, track awesome animals, and go back in time to see how early pioneers and native peoples lived. Features more than 200 color photos and illustrations, a kid-friendly map, tips on identifying plants and wildlife, visual explanations of how the canyon was formed, ...

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Overview

In this lively, colorful, up-to-date, and fact-packed book, kids ages 8 to 12 can join Mike Buchheit, Director of the Grand Canyon Field Institute, on a one-of-a-kind expedition of discovery. Together, they will climb ancient rocks, spot amazing plants, track awesome animals, and go back in time to see how early pioneers and native peoples lived. Features more than 200 color photos and illustrations, a kid-friendly map, tips on identifying plants and wildlife, visual explanations of how the canyon was formed, timeline of human events, historic photos and archaeological images, and the best sites for kids to experience the park. An essential book for kids to learn about Grand Canyon.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560375159
  • Publisher: Farcountry Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2012
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 747,095
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Buchheit is a writer, landscape photographer, lecturer, and outdoor educator. A native of Iowa and longtime director of the Grand Canyon Field Institute, Mike has spent nearly twenty years exploring and teaching in the park he calls home. He is an avid hiker, backpacker, and river runner who has covered more than a thousand miles in the Grand Canyon Backcountry.

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