From its 1911 black-and-white debut (and nickel cover price) to the glossy, full-color publication of today, Boys' Life has become an American institution. With a current circulation of 1.1 million, it has become one of the nation's most popular youth magazines, teaching boys how to live resourcefully, wisely, and well. The Best of Boys' Life book brings together a choice selection of material that has appeared in the magazine over the past century. 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
"Cliff-Hanger" weaves Native American folklore, natural science and geography into a heart-pounding thriller. Boy Scout Jack and his sister Ashley are used to visiting national parks with their parents. However, when a cougar attacks a hiker in Mesa Verde National Park, Jack and Ashley must delve into the park’s history while uncovering the mysterious past of a foster child named Lucky. In a midnight showdown, Jack realizes there’s more to fear than a killer cat! Part of the National Geographic’s Mysteries in the Parks" series, this book features an afterword by Will Morris, Chief of Interpretation and Visitor Services at Mesa Verde, in which he outlines the dangers of cougar attacks and the need to protect wild animals.
For readers ages 8 and up. 158 pages. Soft cover. Learn More
Nature is a destination, but you don’t have to travel anywhere to find it-just open the door and step outside! A fun, hands-on approach to getting involved in nature, this is a year-round, how-to activity guidebook for getting kids outdoors and exploring nature. Learn More