The Camping Trip That Changed America

The Camping Trip That Changed America

Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks

Book - 2012
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Offers insight into the camping trip that President Theodore Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir took to the redwoods of Yosemite in 1903, during which the two men had experiences and conversations that eventually contributed to the establishment of national parks in the United States.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2012
ISBN: 9780803737105
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Gerstein, Mordicai


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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.

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Jan 28, 2016

Barb Rosenstock and Mordicai Gerstein are a great team! I've enjoyed all their historical stories for children.

Jun 10, 2012

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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