A must-have for fans of this National Geographic "Mysteries In Our National Parks" series, this book also stands alone as a suspenseful survival story.
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
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