This book is a perfect companion for every proud U.S. citizen who seeks a better understanding of how the Boy Scouts of America — through its unique and influential partnership with 19 consecutive presidents of the United States — successfully shaped and developed over 115 million duty-driven and service-oriented young people during the past century.
The recipient of multiple honors from the 2014 USA Book News Best Book Awards, this book makes a great gift of recognition to a mature Scout or Scout Leader. Hard cover; 392 pages.
From Robert M. Gates, former US Secretary of Defense and current President of the Boy Scouts of America, this book is a strikingly candid, vividly written account of his experience serving during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. 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