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Written by Audra Wallace


ISBN: 978-0-531-23508-9

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Known as Washington’s “gift from the sea,” the Olympic Peninsula is home to everything from ice-capped mountains and dense rain forests to rushing rivers and rugged Pacific Coast shores. Readers will visit Olympic National Park to tour the peninsula’s beautiful landscapes and catch a glimpse of its many native plants and animals. They will also learn how the park came to be, how people are working to preserve its natural beauty today, and more. 
Item #: 670569
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2018
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 979.7/98
  • 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
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com