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NPT Reviews of Books and other Material

A collection of book reviews to help you pick the perfect read for your national park escape

Mr. Hornaday's War: How A Peculiar Zookeeper Waged A Lonely Crusade For Wildlife That Changed The World

William Temple Hornaday was a very extraordinary man who we should be honoring for his crusade to save wildlife, including bison, and yet history shunted him off to a dusty side table until Stefan Bechtel happened accidentally upon him.
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Fireside Read: One Night In The Everglades

Much time is spent wondering how to connect today's youth with national parks, how to instill a life-lasting bond between these wondrous places and younger generations, to give them places to enjoy and appreciate, and to nurture tomorrow's stewards. Laurel Larsen, with the help of Joyce Mihran Turley, make strides in that direction with One Night in the Everglades.
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Before They're Gone, A Family's Year-Long Quest To Explore America's Most Endangered National Parks

In approaching Before They're Gone, A Family's Year-Long Quest to Explore America's Most Endangered National Parks, Michael Lanza desires to take his young son and daughter to places that most amazed him -- national parks -- before climate change alters their appearance too greatly.
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National Geographic Guide To National Parks Of The United States, 7th Edition

National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States 7th edition describes the 58 National Parks of the United States. It has all the practical details to start planning. But the beautiful book also serves as an outdoor person's wish book. What park would you like to visit this year?
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National Parks Traveler's Essential Park Guide