NPT Reviews of Books and other Material

Your Guide to the National Parks: The Complete Guide to all 58 National Parks Coming soon to book dealers is a hefty new guide to the national parks -- the 58 "national parks" -- that strives to go a step further than the texts offered by publishers such as Fodor's, Frommers, and Falcon Guides.
Before They 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.
Worth Fighting For (A Park Rangers Unexpected Battle Against Federal Bureaucrats and Washington Redskins Owner Dan Snyder) Did the National Park Service blame the messenger for the message in the case of Robert Danno?
The Complete Guide to the National Park Lodges, 7th Just in time for Mother's Day, as well as Father's Day, is the 7th edition of The Complete Guide To The National Park Lodges. Along with updates in the rundown on park lodges is the insertion of full-color images from lodges and settings in the national parks.
National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States, 7th Edition (National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of the United States) 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?
Reshaping Our National Parks and Their Guardians: The Legacy of George B. Hartzog Jr. Rising from a South Carolina cotton patch to become the seventh director of the National Park Service, George Hartzog Jr. is considered by many to be one of the finest directors of the agency.
The Soul of Yosemite: Finding, Defending, and Saving the Valley A new book questions whether the National Park Service has lost its way in protecting and preserving the national park ideal.
Grand Canyon There aren't many places in national parks where you can venture well into the backcountry by foot, raft or saddle and then enjoy a good meal you didn't cook yourself and sleep in a bed you didn't tote. One of them is the subject of a new book, Images of America - Grand Canyon's Phantom Ranch, and it's worth a read.
Weaving together narratives from more than a century ago, Nathaniel Philbrick tells the backstory of Moby Dick, a story that spins out from a real case of a sperm whale attacking an early 19th century whaleship.
This is a good idea for a book, but its many weaknesses undercut its promise.