A National Park Book Series
The Adventures of Bubba Jones
Time Traveling Through Shenandoah National Park
(Paperback; 9780825308314; $9.99; Beaufort Books; Ages 8-12; grades 3-7; Lexile Measure: 920L; Publication Date: Aug 25, 2016)
After Inheriting legendary time travel skills from their Papa Lewis, Tommy “Bubba Jones,” and his sister Jenny “Hug-a-Bug,” embark on a Shenandoah National Park adventure to solve a family mystery. From the moment they reach the park entrance, the excitement begins. They travel back in time hundreds, thousands, and millions of years and come face to face with extinct creatures, endangered species, the areas first inhabitants, past presidents, former park residents, and some of the park founders. They travel deep into mountain hollows, up onto Talus mountain slopes, and discover more about Shenandoah than they ever imagined. Explore Shenandoah National Park with Bubba Jones and family in a whole new way.
August, 2017 The Adventures of Bubba Jones series was optioned for film
June, 2017 Winner in the 2017 Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) Excellence in Craft contest; third place in the Youth Audience Category.
November, 2016 The Adventures of Bubba Jones books placed as award-winning finalists in the “Best Books” awards by USA Book News in the Children’s education and fiction categories
The Reviews Are In!
If you are a homeschooling parent, you will want to pick up EVERY book in this series, to add to your science, history and reading curriculums! There's even ways to add math and language! Each of the Bubba Jones books are filled with historical, ecological and scientific facts about the park in question, and its inhabitants, allowing you to use one book to cross spectrum topics. Plus, if you add in a little hiking and on-hand science experiments, the education from the book will really take root! Plus, each book includes a curriculum guide and discussion questions for each chapter, so it almost teaches your kids for you, LOL. With these books, you'll get books that are fun AND educational for your kids too.”