A National Park Book Series
The Adventures of Bubba Jones
Time Traveling Through the Great Smoky Mountains
(Paperback; 9780825307867; $9.99; Beaufort Books; fiction; Age Range: 8 – 12; Grade Range: 3 – 7; Lexile Measure: 960L)
Tommy “Bubba Jones” and his sister Jenny “Hug-a-Bug” learn more about the Great Smoky Mountain National Park than they ever thought they would when Papa Lewis lets them in on a family secret: The family has legendary time traveling skills! With these abilities, Bubba Jones and Hug-a-Bug travel back in time and meet the park’s founders, its earliest settlers, native Cherokee Indians, wild animals, extinct creatures and what the park was like millions of years ago. With this time traveling ability also comes a family mystery but the only person who can help solve the mystery is a long lost relative who lives somewhere in the park. Explore the Smokies with Bubba Jones and family in a whole new way.
The Adventures of Bubba Jones makes Backpacker Magazine’s ‘Five Adventure Books You Need To Read This Summer.’
August, 2017 The Adventures of Bubba Jones series was optioned for film.
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