Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Harrowing Ascent of Half Dome

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"Join the Parkers, an intrepid family of four, as they journey to Olympic National Park in the Pacific Northwest, where they explore the tide pools along the coast, hike through the park’s dense rain forest, and experience the famed alpine scenery and immense glaciers. Treacherous mountain terrain could stop them in their tracks. Could it prove to be ultimately too dangerous? 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!" -- from publisher's website.
Publisher: Guilford, CT : FalconGuides, c2012.
ISBN: 9780762779734
Branch Call Number: J 979.447 Gra
Characteristics: 93 p. : col. ill., map ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Leggitt, Marjorie C. - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Harrowing ascent of Half Dome


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