Saturday, October 27, 2012

October 27 Birthday: Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, US President
October 27, 1858-January 6, 1919

The Camping Trip that Changed America by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein (Dial, 2012)

An unlikely alliance rose from an unlikely adventure. President Theodore Roosevelt joined naturalist John Muir on a camping trip to Yosemite. Snow! Waterfalls! Bears! The environment had to be preserved and enjoyed by all for generations to come. Their trip laid the groundwork for the establishment of the National Parks.

Visit a National Park today!