"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
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
Introducing a new adventure novel in the wildly popular "Mysteries in our National Parks" series from National Geographic - Escape from Fear: A Mystery in Virgin Islands National Park.
This series treats readers to the adventures of brother-sister sleuths Jack and Ashley Landon. Traveling with their mother, Olivia, a wildlife biologist, and their father, Steven, a nature photographer, they visit magnificent National Parks where they always seem to stumble upon a puzzle that only they can solve. These adventures will keep kids on the edge of their seats while they learn about our country’s natural heritage and the role we all have in understanding and protecting it for the future. Learn More
The 2012 winner of USA Book News award for Best Non-Fiction, Four Percent is one of the most complete histories of the Boy Scouts of America ever written and the first to focus on Eagle Scouts. Learn More