Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Ridge Runner Rescue
This is Max Davis reporting from the Great Smoky Mountains. It’s the summer of 1940 . . .
The Parkers, an intrepid family of four, are back for another exciting adventure, this time at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. With their great-grandfather’s journal as their guide, ten-year-old twins James and Morgan and their parents backpack twenty-six miles along the Appalachian Trail, spotting synchronized fireflies and North America’s largest salamander species. But will the adventure end when Morgan comes down with a mysterious illness?
Each book in the exciting Adventures with the Parkers series for kids 8–13 explores a popular national park and is packed with adventure as well as engaging and educational facts about nature, outdoor safety, and much more. Vacation has never been this fun!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - klmontgomery - LibraryThing
This is a very informative book on the Great Smoky Mountains. Although it would probably be boring to read aloud to children, it could easily be divided into parts to teach a lesson. The material in it could be used in different subjects such as Science and Social Studies. Read full review