The Camping Trip That Changed America
The Camping Trip That Changed America

The Camping Trip That Changed America

Written by Barb Rosenstock & illustrated by Mordecai Gerstein
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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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Americanaturethe environmentcampinghistory20th centuryUS Presidents1900-1949ecologyCaliforniatravelconservationscience and natureenvironmental science and ecosystemssymbols, monuments, national parks, etc.John Muiroutdoor activitiesTheodore Rooseveltsports and recreation



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    January 1, 2012
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    6 - 8 years
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