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Campfire stories: tales from America's National Parks

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Publisher:
Mountaineers Books,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
Language:
English
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A collection of entertaining stories, poems, legends, and more from six iconic and beloved national parks * Stories that encapsulate a park's essence or capture a significant event in its history* Perfect for retelling around a campfire to friends and family* Park-specific legends, larger-than-life heroes, histories, animal tales, and much moreOur national parks are beautiful and unique places, often serving as an introduction to the outdoors and inspiring an appreciation for nature and wilderness. Similarly, stories and storytelling can serve as an introduction to other places and foster a powerful emotional connection to nature. Campfire Stories brings together tales about our national parks; some are by well-known writers such as John Muir, Bill Bryson, and Terry Tempest Williams, while others are from pioneer diaries or have been passed down through generations of indigenous peoples.The book focuses on these six iconic national parks:* Acadia National Park* Great Smoky Mountains National Park* Rocky Mountain National Park* Yellowstone National Park* Yosemite National Park* Zion National ParkEach story includes an "About this Story" reflection, offering insight into how co-editors Dave and Ilyssa Kyu discovered the tale, why they selected it, and some background about its writer. Dave and Ilyssa also share their own thoughts on each of the parks they visited, as well as tips on how to be a compelling storyteller.
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subject_facet Campfire programs, Indians of North America -- Folklore, National parks and reserves -- United States -- Folklore, Nature in literature, Storytelling -- United States, Tales -- United States
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