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Written by Jodie Shepherd


ISBN: 978-0-531-17591-0

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Spanning 1,238 square miles of southern California’s sprawling desert landscape, Joshua Tree National Park is home to some of the most uniquely beautiful scenery in the country. Readers will hike through the entire park to get a glimpse of its fascinating rock formations and amazing plants and animals. They will also learn about the park’s history, how people are working to preserve its natural beauty today, and more.
Item #: 675819
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
Dewey #: 979.4/97
  • 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