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The Camping Trip that Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks

The Camping Trip that Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks

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Series: Biographical, Picture Book Bios
Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books
Tags: Ages 5-8, Ages 8-12
Publisher: Dial Books
Publication Year: 2012

In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt joined naturalist John Muir on a trip to Yosemite. Camping by themselves in the uncharted woods, the two men saw sights and held discussions that would ultimately lead to the establishment of our National Parks.

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Caldecott medalist Mordicai Gerstein captures the majestic redwoods of Yosemite in this little-known but important story from our nation’s history.

In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt joined naturalist John Muir on a trip to Yosemite. Camping by themselves in the uncharted woods, the two men saw sights and held discussions that would ultimately lead to the establishment of our National Parks.

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