The Adventures of Bubba Jones
Time Traveling Through Grand Canyon National Park
by Jeff Alt with illustrations by Hannah Tuohy
(Paperback; 978-0825309274; $9.99; Beaufort Books; Ages 8-12; grades 4-7; Lexile Measure: 960L)
In the fourth book of this award-winning national park series, Tommy “Bubba Jones” and his sister, Jenny “Hug-a-Bug,” uncover amazing facts about the Grand Canyon while on a mission to solve a park mystery. This is no ordinary brother and sister duo; they are part of a legendary time travel family with a mission to preserve and protect our national parks and have developed a reputation for solving mysteries. As they time travel back hundreds, thousands, and millions of years, they not only learn about the past, but also experience it. They encounter all sorts wild creatures and plants, meet the people involved in the establishment of the national park, learn about the Native Americans that call this land home, and unravel some of the park’s secrets.
The Reviews Are In!
"The fourth book in this great award-winning National Park series brings yet more of the excitement, adventures, and history we've come to enjoy. Time travel, secret codes, passwords, and discoveries are unraveled first hand by Bubba Jones and his sister Hug-a-Bug. Traveling through time, they experience the wonders, dangers, and people that forged the world as we know it today. Truly a great story that will teach with enthusiasm. Sure to hold interest with its easy conversational tone. It draws and engages the reader."