The World's Most Amazing National Parks

Overview

What was the first national park in the world?

Which national park contains Ayers Rock?

Where is Biscayne National Park located?

Find out the answers to these questions and more in The World's Most Amazing National Parks. Each title in the Landmark Top Tens series takes you all over the world to explore the...

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Overview

What was the first national park in the world?

Which national park contains Ayers Rock?

Where is Biscayne National Park located?

Find out the answers to these questions and more in The World's Most Amazing National Parks. Each title in the Landmark Top Tens series takes you all over the world to explore the world's most fascinating landmarks. Prepare for an amazing journey!

Each book includes:

stunning images and detailed maps and artwork

information about how the landmarks were built or created

"trading card" boxes with amazing facts about each landmark.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Heather Welsh
In this installment of the "Landmark Top Tens" series, readers are introduced to the must-see national parks of the world. You are invited to take a trip around the world without leaving your seat! Your travels begin in Argentina and include a tour of national parks in Wyoming, Sweden, Australia, South Africa, Ecuador, Florida, Costa Rica, Greenland, Iceland, and Russia. Wonder at the waterfalls in Argentina, gaze at the geysers in Yellowstone, and coast through coral reefs in Florida. If you're more of the adventurous type, you'll enjoy taking a zip line tour through Arenal Volcano National Park in Costa Rica or taking a frozen trek to the top of Northeast Greenland National Park. Large, colorful photographs accompany the text. The photos take up more space than the text, which will encourage struggling and reluctant readers to read independently. Other highly visual and helpful nonfiction text features include statistics boxes for each national park, maps, fun fact bubbles, and an index. The vocabulary is appropriate for third- or fourth-graders, and more challenging words are in bold throughout the text so that readers may look them up in the glossary. Companion book titles and websites are provided in the back of the book for readers wishing to further explore national parks and make connections to their learning. Reviewer: Heather Welsh
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781410942432
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 7/1/2011
  • Series: Landmark Top Tens Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

National Parks 4

Yellowstone National Park 6

Sarek National Park 8

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park 10

Kruger National Park 12

Galapagos National Park 14

Yasuni National Park 16

Biscayne National Park 18

Arenal Volcano National Park 20

Northeast Greenland National Park 22

Vatnajökull National Park 24

National Parks in Danger 26

National Parks Facts and Figures 28

Glossary 30

Find Out More 31

Index 32

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