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Be brave and set your spirit free on an exciting journey across the U.S. of A, taking in 50 incredible adventures!
From the award-winning author of National Parks of the USA, Kate Siber, this stunning book showcases an amazing adventure activity to try in every single state. 50 Adventures in the 50 States features gripping outdoors activities, vividly illustrated and described alongside fascinating facts about the nature and geography of each activity location – the very best the U.S.A. has to offer budding young adventurers!
Each adventure is illustrated with a beautiful, poster-worthy image, with pull-out facts about how the adventure activity is accomplished and key information about the area’s natural and cultural highlights.
Activities range from the high-octane, such as wind surfing the Gulf Coast in Texas or canyoneering in Utah, to the magical and inspiring, such as soaking in natural hot springs in Idaho, stargazing from a train in Nevada and witnessing the synchronous firefly displays in Tennessee. Wonder at the beauty as you:
Walk on an active glacier in Alaska
Climb the highest peak in the Northeast in New Hampshire
Horseback ride through ancient canyons with a Navajo guide in Arizona
Surf the iconic Venice Beach in California
This book is to be pored over and treasured by aspiring adventurers – be they children or adults!
The 50 States series of books for young explorers celebrates the USA and the wider world with key facts and fun activities about the people, history, and natural environments that make each location within them uniquely wonderful. Beautiful illustrations, maps, and infographics bring the places to colorful life.
Also available from the series: 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, Only in America, Only in America Activity Book, Only in California, Only in Texas, We Are the United States, 50 Maps of the World, 50 Maps of the World Activity Book, and The 50 States.
About the Author
Kate Siber, author of the award-winning bestseller National Parks of the USA, is a journalist and a correspondent for Outside magazine living in Durango, Colorado. She has tried her hand at almost every adventure activity going, and covers the world’s wild and remote places as well as environmental and social issues. Her writing has been featured in many publications, including National Geographic Traveler, National Parks, Preservation, Men’s Journal, and The New York Times.
Lydia Hill is a freelance illustrator and 2D designer currently based in North London but originally from Portsmouth, England. She graduated from Middlesex University in 2019 with a First Class Degree in Illustration. Her clients include YES! Magazine, Wide Eyed Editions/Quarto Publishing, SkyTv, 33 seconds, The RAF, and Middlesex University. She usually works digitally and enjoys building up layers of color and texture to create a faux-traditional print look to her illustrations. She loves illustrating diverse characters using bold colors and shapes.
“…perfect coffee table book for outdoor enthusiasts, road-trippers, and nature lovers alike.”—BookRiot
"Eye-catching."—Kitty Flynn, The Horn Book Guide
"Okay, kiddos, get ready...you're going on an adventure around the country–and in your own backyard."—Durango Herald