The Camping Trip That Changed America

Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks
Rosenstock, Barbara (Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Camping Trip That Changed America

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Caldecott medalist Mordicai Gerstein captures the majestic redwoods of Yosemite in this little-known but important story from our nation's history. In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt joined naturalist John Muir on a trip to Yosemite. Camping by themselves in the uncharted woods, the two men saw sights and held discussions that would ultimately lead to the establishment of our National Parks.
Authors: Rosenstock, Barbara
Title: The camping trip that changed America
Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and our National Parks
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2012
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Gerstein, Mordicai
ISBN: 0803737106
Branch Call Number: 979.4 Ro
Statement of Responsibility: by Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Yosemite National Park (Calif.) History Environmentalism History National parks and reserves History Muir, John, 1838-1914 Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Travel California Yosemite Valley
Topical Term: Environmentalism
National parks and reserves
LCCN: 2011021927
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While camping in the uncharted woods of Yosemite in 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir saw and discussed sites that would ultimately lead to establishing our National Parks.

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Jun 10, 2012
  • beforetoday rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Adore the art, love the story. Lots of information in an accessible package. This is the kind of nonfiction book I aspire to write.


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