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
Oregon is a place with a colorful past filled with lumberjacks, sea captains, and trappers. With an easy-to-read style that's entertaining and informative, It Happened in Oregon offers readers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most intriguing episodes in Beaver State history. Learn More
Part of the National Geographic’s "Mysteries in the Park" series, "Ghost Horses" features one of the many adventures of Boy Scout Jack and his sister Ashley as they travel with their parents through the United States’ magnificent National Parks. In this tale, Jack and Ashley find themselves wrapped up in a hair-raising mystery involving the wild mustang population in Utah’s Zion National Park. Are are the "spirit horses" real, or just an Indian myth? This "Mysteries in the Park" series combines compelling fiction with information on our country’s natural heritage and the role we all have in understanding and protecting it for future generations.
For readers ages 8 and up. 157 pages. Soft cover. 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