Suggested Reading List
Best Hikes With Children Utah [Book]
Author: Maureen Keilty
Description: ISBN 0898867096
Guides to day hikes and overnighters for families. Tips on hiking with kids, safety, and fostering a wilderness ethic.
Fun with the Family in Utah, 3rd: Hundreds of Ideas for Day Trips with the Kids [Book]
Author: Michael Rutter
Description: ISBN 0762722916
Developed with families in mind, Fun with the Family "TM" books are the ultimate guides to family fun and adventure. Written by parents for parents, these state-specific guides include hundreds of ideas for families with kids from ages 2 to 12.Features visually appealing at-a-glance icons, reader-friendly sidebars, and comprehensive end-of-chapter listings of family-friendly places to stay and eat. Offering hundreds of fun -- and many free -- things families can see and do, these guides are invaluable references for both residents and out-of-state visitors.The Fun with the Family "TM" series currently covers 29 states, including AL, AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KY, ME, MA, MI, MO, NJ, NM, NY, NC, Northern CA, OH, OR, PA, Southern CA, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT/NH, and WI and one city -- Las Vegas. With hundreds of outings featured, families can visit a working dairy farm -- Wheeler Historic Farm in Salt Lake City, raft along the Colorado River, and spend hours at Park City Resort Center, which has the Alpine slide, kiddie rides, and mini-golf.
Good Night Utah [Book]
Author: Mark Jasper
Description: ISBN 1602190593
Many of North America's most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these board books designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for the continent's natural and cultural wonders. Each book stars a multicultural group of people visiting the featured area's attractions, and rhythmic language guides children through the passage of both a single day and the four seasons while saluting the iconic aspects of each place. Featuring the Salt Lake City skyline, five national parks, the Great Salt Lake, the Rocky Mountains, and Salt Lake Temple, this book is a fun and educational exploration of many of Utah's most interesting places
Outlaw Tales of Utah
Author: Michael Rutter
Description: Meet the most notorious Utahns who ever lived! Massacre, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Takes of Utah.
Massacres, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Tales of Utah. Meet the Wild Bunch, outlaws who sought refuge between heists hanging out and hiding out in Utah. Butch Cassidy, its leader, once paid a farmer's mortgage and then robbed a banker to get the money back. The Sundance Kid gained a reputation as a gunfighter - without firing a shot. Etta Place, first lady of the Wild Bunch, is a mystery we know almost nothing about - or do we? Get to know other shady Utah characters, from Bible-reading wife and mother Elizabeth Bassett, who stole cattle at night, to former-slave-turned-rustler Isom Dart, who saved the life of the deputy who arrested him - and was set free.
All this and more is yours for the reading in this book, which introduces sixteen of the most dramatic events, and the most daring and despicable desperadoes, in the history of the Beehive State.
Park City: Mountain of Treasure
Author: Larry Warren
Description: This winter Park City Mountain Resort celebrates its 40th anniversary. This book traces the evolution of its success as a world-class resort, a regular stop on the World Cup skiing circuit, and host of the famed Sundance Film Festival. The author opens with the story of Park City's colorful mining-camp days, profiling the entertaining local personalities of that era. It includes a fascinating pictorial record of Park City's last 130 years.
Stories In Stone : Park City, Utah ... Miners and Madams, Merchants and Murderers
Author: Colleen Adair Fliedner
Description: Discover the fascinating stories of some of the early pioneers of Park City, Utah!
Each year, hundreds of people walk through the silent rows of headstones at Park City and Glenwood Cemeteries. They read the inscriptions chiseled into the monuments and wonder who these people were, what their lives were like, and how they died. From Park City's most famous madman, to the one-armed sheriff, to the miner gunned down by "Black Jack Murphy," STORIES IN STONE brings to life more than 100 tales from the grave.
Complete with photographs, maps and grave locations, STORIES IN STONE is the perfect guidebook for those who wish to take a self-guided tour into Park City's past.
Author: Jonatha A. Brown
Description: ISBN 0836847261
This state series, for Grades 2 and above, is designed for elementary students' first study of the United States. Each volume is a colorful, comprehensive portrait that features state facts and symbols and uses clear, vivid text to describe the history, people, land, economy, and government of each state. Young readers will enjoy the fun facts sprinkled throughout the text and the chapter on things to see and do. Each title includes a time line, biographies of notable people, and numerous maps and charts.
Author: P. J. Neri
Description: ISBN 0516223828
Information is presented on Utah's geography, history, landmarks, natural resources, and government. Features include sidebars with fun facts, statistics, biographies, and state name explanations; timelines; a glossary of famous people from each state; recipes; and more.