Description Description Travel through America’s incredible history and amazing wild places, visiting the National Monuments which celebrate the most iconic and majestic landscapes and locations in the USA.
Packed with maps and fascinating facts about the history, architecture, flora and fauna in some of the most visited National Monuments in the United States, this gorgeously illustrated title showcases the nation’s most historically important and amazing places.
Marvel at some of the world’s most famous landmarks, such as the Statue of Liberty, and discover lesser-known but just as breathtaking sites such as the Aniakchak volcano caldera.
Read about geological wonders like the John Day Fossil Beds, and learn about places of solemn historical significance, such as the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument.
Divided into eight chapters covering the breadth of the US, pictographic maps locate each of the monuments explored, while double page poster-worthy scenes convey the beauty of the areas featured.
Monuments covered include Statue of Liberty, Stonewall, Katahdin, the National Mall, Forts of the East, Jewel Cave, Pipestone, Pullman, Grand-Staircase Escalante, Chiricahua National Monument, Bandelier National Monument, Rainbow Bridge, the Dinosaur National Monument, Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Colorado National Monument, the Devil's Tower, Muir Woods, Golden Gate Bridge, Tule Lake, Mount St Helens, John Day Fossil Beds, Admiralty Island, the Misty Fjords, Aniakchak, Papahānaumokuākea, Marianas Trench, Rose Atoll, and more!
Spot artworks and captions give important historical context for the memorial sites, as well as scientific information about the animals and plants found in the precious natural habitats.
The perfect armchair escapism for adventure-hungry kids, readers will marvel at the fantastic sights to be seen throughout the United States of America.
Brimming with facts, activities and beautiful illustrations, the National Parks of the USA series of books immerses young people in the wonders of America’s outdoors. Learn about the wonderful wildlife, stunning scenery and rare plants that inhabit these precious outdoor spaces. Celebrate these beautiful and rare locations, and be awed by the diversity and grandeur of the national parks’ living landscapes.
Also in the series: National Parks of the USA and National Parks of the USA Postcards.