From the acquisition of King Ranch to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, It Happened in Texas gives readers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from the history of Texas.Witness a surprise shipload of camels suddenly go crazy when let loose on land. Feel the ultimate adrenaline rush of striking oil, or "black gold," at Spindletop. And meet Philip Nolan, the wild mustang-wrangling secret agent - you'll quickly be roped into the action! Learn More
Written independently of the BSA by Eagle Scout Alvin Townley, this loving testimonial is filled with stories of character, courage and inspiration. A wonderful gift for leaders, parents, and Scouts of all ages. Hardback, 304 pages. Learn More
Fourteen year-old Bindy is accompanying Boy Scout Jack, his sister Ashley and their parents as they travel through Maine’s Acadia National Park where marine mammals are mysteriously being stranded on the beaches. When they find a baby humpback whale stranded in a rocky tidal pool, they learn that Bindy knows who is behind the strandings but is afraid to tell. It is up to Jack and Ashley to get her to talk before more lives are endangered! "Out of the Deep" is part of the National Geographic’s "Mysteries in the Park" series which combines edge-of-your-seat fiction with information about our country’s natural heritage and the role we all have in understanding and protecting it for generations to come.
For readers ages 8 and up. 157 pages. Soft cover. Learn More