Welcome to Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Visitor Guides Series)

Welcome to Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Visitor Guides Series)

by Teri Temple, Bob Temple
     
 

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School Library Journal
Gr 3�5
These titles feature attractive layouts, color photographs, and engaging texts. Maps with icons pointing out various items of interest, such as hiking trails, lodging, campgrounds, and ranger stations, are interspersed throughout. An explanation of national parks, a brief history of each region, and a narrative tour of the park are provided. A list of "fast facts," including the size, elevation, tourist activities, weather, and number of annual visitors, is appended. Redwood includes Native peoples, and the flora and fauna. The fast facts for Mount Rainier lists the area as 365 square miles, but the national park Web site states it as 378. Teton gives tips for bear safety, and includes information on Jackson Hole. Hawai'i discusses the legend of Pele, the goddess of fire, and the settling of the islands by the Polynesian people. There is brief mention of individual volcanoes, such as Mauna Loa and Kilauea. These colorful and informative titles are similar in content to, but aimed toward slightly older readers than, those in the "New True Books" and "True Books" series (Children's Press). They are better for browsing than for reports. Buy where needed.
—DeAnn OkamuraCopyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592966998
Publisher:
The Childs World Inc
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
Visitor Guides
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
9.68(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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