Each book in the Adventures with the Parkers series for kids 8-13 takes the Parker family to a popular national park and is packed with adventure as well as interesting facts about park activities, natural history, outdoor safety, and much more. All books have been vetted and approved by park officials and park associations. Each book includes color illustrations and photographs.
Mike Graf has shared his writing and national park experiences with children and teachers in hundreds of schools. Graf has been a TV weathercaster at six different television stations and an elementary schoolteacher for nine years. Since becoming a full-time writer, he has penned more than 70 books for children. A national park fanatic, Graf visits about twenty-five national parks across the country every year. He lives in Chico, California.
“Reading Mr. Graf’s wonderful and often breathtaking vacation adventures of the Parker family made me want to grab my backpack and head for the high country.”
—Marsha Holland, literacy coordinator