Across the United States, beautiful landscapes have been set aside for preservation, education, and enjoyment. These national parks attract millions of visitors every year. With clear text, vivid photos, and helpful maps, National Parks explores the history of these places, the plants and animals that live there, and the landmarks visitors can see today. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2017
- Spring 2017
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network
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National Parks - School Library Connection
This series is filled with park ranger views, reflections, and insights that provide unique perspectives on the national parks, including coverage of influential people and actions that founded and shaped the parks into what they are today. Titles present geological and biological perspectives…Additionally, the Native American history of each park is related via a cultural perspective, integrating native culture of the parks with local biology and history. Readers are invited to reflect on blog postings, points of further interest, and perform further research through related websites, park maps, and â€œStop and Thinkâ€ sections. This series ties into the Common Core Curriculum and the Next Generation Science Standards through a critical assessment of the parks, facilitating higher level thinking and inquiry. Recommended.