This book by William “Green Bar Bill” Hillcourt is truly an inspiring read. It tells Lord Baden-Powell’s story in two parts: first, his illustrious military career in which he rose to the rank of Lieutenant-General in the British army; then, his post-war vision that became the Boy Scout program. Read he engaged boys in purposeful fun and draw them away from the rough streets of turn-of-the-century England. 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
This exciting book, by authors Patricia Potter Wilson and Roger Leslie, tells the story of Eagle Scout Paul Siple and his adventure to the South Pole as part of Commander Richard Byrd 's Antarctic Expedition in 1926. Perfect for young readers, the story and pictures are sure to capture their interest and imagination. Hardcover; 204 pages. 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