M is for Majestic: A National Parks Alphabet

 
Cover: M is for Majestic: A National Parks Alphabet
 
 

Mighty mountains, wild rivers, fiery volcanoes, huge glaciers, vast forests, tropical islands -- all part of our National Parks, belonging to you and me. This magnificent ABC book showcases each of America's National Parks from Acadia and American Samoa to Yosemite and Zion. California travel writer David Domeniconi masterfully includes each of the more than 50 National Parks in this A-Z pictorial. Illustrator Pam Carroll's keen attention to detail makes this title one for everyone across the land to read and enjoy. David Domeniconi grew up in San Francisco and graduated from San Francisco State College. He is a writer and illustrator whose work has appeared in several West Coast publications. His illustrated travel column, "Travelog" is a regular feature in the Santa Barbara Press. He lives in Carmel-by-the-Sea with his wife, Janet.Pamela Carroll embraces the traditional focus of realism and pictorial illusionism. Her style of painting has been greatly influenced by the early Dutch Masters and the American Realists from the Second School of Philadelphia. She lives with her husband in Carmel, California, where she paints daily, and is an active member of the Carmel Art Association.

Details

Specifications

  • Dewey: 333.78
  • Graphics: Full-color illustrations
  • Hardcover (9781585361380): 48 pages, 11 (w) x 10 (h), © 2003, 07/01/2003
  • Paperback (9781585363339): 48 pages, 11 (w) x 10 (h), © 2007, 01/01/2007
  • Subject: Language Arts

Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 9
  • ATOS Reading Level: 6.2
  • ATOS Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 74546
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

Awards

  • Elementary California Collection Listing, Short-listed, 2009
  • Great Lakes' Great Books Award Nominee--2nd & 3rd Grade, Runner-up, 2006

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Contributors

Author: David Domeniconi

David Domeniconi grew up in San Francisco and graduated from San Francisco State College. He is a writer and illustrator whose work has appeared in several West Coast publications. His illustrated travel column, “Travelog,” is a regular feature in the Santa Barbara Press. He lives in Carmel-by-the-Sea with his wife, Janet.

Illustrator: Pam Carroll

Born and raised in Southern California, Pam Carroll embraces the traditional focus of realism and pictorial illusionism. Her style of painting has been greatly influenced by the early Dutch Masters and the American Realists from the Second School of Philadelphia. She has illustrated A is for America: An American Alphabet; One Nation: America by the Numbers; S is for Star: A Christmas Alphabet; and G is for Golden: A California Alphabet. She lives with her husband in Carmel, California, where she paints daily, and is an active member of the Carmel Art Association.