In this latest installment of FalconGuides' Adventures with the Parkers series, the Parkers, an intrepid family of four, journey to southeast Utah to see the "Land of Standing Rocks" and such prominent features as Delicate Arch, Landscape Arch, Park Avenue Skyline, the Needles, and much more. They encounter mountain lions, a dive-bombing blue jay, and wicked desert weather along the way, but it's not until James makes a surprising discovery that they really connect with the region's colorful history. Each book in the exciting Adventures with the Parkers series for kids 8–13 explores a popular national park and is packed with adventure as well as engaging and educational facts about nature, outdoor safety, and much more. Vacation has never been this fun! Books in the Adventures with the Parkers Series:Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks: Danger in the NarrowsGlacier National Park: Going to the SunGrand Canyon National Park: Tail of the ScorpionGreat Smoky Mountains National Park: Ridge Runner RescueMount Rushmore, Badlands, Wind Cave: Going UndergroundOlympic National Park: Touch of the Tide Pool, Crack of the GlacierRocky Mountain National Park: Peril on Longs PeakYellowstone National Park: Eye of the GrizzlyYosemite National Park: Harrowing Ascent of Half Dome
About the Author
Mike Graf is a former TV weathercaster and elementary schoolteacher who has shared his writing and national park experiences with children and teachers in hundreds of schools. Since becoming a full-time writer, he has penned more than seventy books for children. A national park fanatic, Graf visits about twenty-five national parks across the country every year.