Olympic (A True Book: National Parks) (Library Edition)

Olympic (A True Book: National Parks) (Library Edition)

by Audra Wallace

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Known as Washington's "gift from the sea," the Olympic Peninsula is home to everything from ice-capped mountains and dense rain forests to rushing rivers and rugged Pacific Coast shores.

A True Book: National Parks series allows readers to experience spectacular vistas and natural landscapes, as well as interact with the rich tapestry of American History. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.Readers will visit Olympic National Park to tour the peninsula's beautiful landscapes and catch a glimpse of its many native plants and animals. They will also learn how the park came to be, how people are working to preserve its natural beauty today, and more. 

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531235089
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Series: A True Book: National Parks
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 841,345
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 A Long History: How did Olympic National Park come to be? 7

2 Mighty Mountains and More: What are the top spots to see? 15

3 Wildlife on the Move: Which animal species will you find in Olympic National Park? 21

The Big Truth!

National Parks Field Guide: Olympic: How can you identify some of the park's animals? 26

4 Roaming the Rain Forests: What grows in the park? 29

5 The Future of the Park: What challenges does Olympic face? 35

Map Mystery 40

Be an Animal Tracker! 42

True Statistics 44

Resources 45

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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