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Written by Joanne Mattern


ISBN: 978-0-531-17594-1

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An active volcano that towers 14,410 feet above sea level, Mount Rainier is one of the most distinctive sights of the Pacific Northwest. Readers will explore the incredible national park that is centered around the enormous volcano, learning about the local wildlife and geography as they go. They will also learn about the natural history of the area, find out how it became a national park, and discover which environmental challenges the park is facing today.
Item #: 675818
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • Engaging sidebars highlight unique attractions at the parks
  • Maps show size, location, and features of the parks
  • Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at the parks
  • Charts, diagrams, and infographics help clarify complex topics
  • Timelines highlight landmark events in each park’s history
  • Fact files display important park statistics in easy-to-read charts
  • Field guides give readers a closer look at some of the animal species found in the parks
  • Map Mystery feature provides clues to help readers search for important park landmarks
  • Be an Animal Tracker! section shows how to recognize animal footprints in the parks
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com