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Camping with the President
$16.95
Hardcover
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Hardcover
  • Sep.01.2009
  • 9781590784976
  • Calkins Creek

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 Winner of the 2010 National Outdoor Book Award for Children's Literature! What happened when President Theodore Roosevelt went camping in California's Yosemite wilderness with naturalist John Muir in 1903? While enjoying the wonders of this magical place, they talked about birds, giant sequoia trees and glaciers, as well as the importance of preserving wilderness for future generations. Later, President Roosevelt set aside additional national parks, added land to Yosemite National Park, and created monuments as a direct result of this historic camping trip.
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 Winner of the 2010 National Outdoor Book Award for Children's Literature!

What happened when President Theodore Roosevelt went camping in California's Yosemite wilderness with naturalist John Muir in 1903? While enjoying the wonders of this magical place, they talked about birds, giant sequoia trees and glaciers, as well as the importance of preserving wilderness for future generations. Later, President Roosevelt set aside additional national parks, added land to Yosemite National Park, and created monuments as a direct result of this historic camping trip.

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About Ginger

I have a reputation for being a research junkie and in my house, that means tiptoeing around boxes (my style of file cabinets) in my office, stacks of “very important” papers, and teetering towers of reference books that don’t fit into my floor-to-ceiling bookcases. Despite...

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Published Reviews

Feb.16.2013

"...a good-looking volume, illustrated with historical photographs, set on pages that resemble pale green embroidered linen and sparkling with the force of Low's enthusiasm."