Scout Moore, Junior Ranger

Great Smoky Mountains

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Pub Date Jul 01 2023 | Archive Date Jul 07 2023
Globe Pequot | Muddy Boots

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Scout Moore, the ever-adventurous ranger of her own backyard, takes on Great Smoky Mountains National Park in her latest outdoor adventure. Scout and her family go on an epic quest for the “sacred harp” in one of America’s greatest parks. Along the way, they spot giant elk and slithery salamanders, befriend a local girl by the name of Jolene, hike the trails, and go for a dip in a swimming hole. In the end, they discover that the “sacred harp” is something that can only be found within and is best when shared with others. Join the adventure to find out more.

Theresa Howell is a children’s book author and illustrator, who, just like Scout Moore, loves the great outdoors. She lives with her two daughters, Ella and Sylvia, and her husband Brian in Evergreen, Colorado, where they climb mountains, read books, and explore every chance they get.

Jeffrey Ebbeler is a picture book illustrator and author. He is also the creator of the monthly comic series “Nestor’s Dock.” Jeffrey has worked as an art director, done paper engineering for pop-up books, created large-scale murals for schools and churches, sculpted puppets, and performed for several marionette theaters. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Scout Moore, the ever-adventurous ranger of her own backyard, takes on Great Smoky Mountains National Park in her latest outdoor adventure. Scout and her family go on an epic quest for the “sacred...

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This was a book both my son and I could enjoy. I love visiting the National Parks and have shared that love with my son. The book is full of great information and facts about the park. The book is full of fun and engaging pictures! Highly recommend this book to people who want to introduce their young readers to the national parks.

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Pull out your binoculars, grab your travel map, and get ready for adventure!
This adorable picture books transports readers to the Great Smoky Mountains and is sure to inspire the urge to travel for both kids and adults.
Scout Moore visits the Great Smoky Mountains and she and a new friend, Jolene, search endlessly for the "sacred harp".
Follow along through the charming text and illustrations to see if Scout Moore and Jolene are successful in finding it.
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A cute book about Scout, a junior ranger, who goes to the Smokey Mountains with her family. I love all the info for kids about the Smokey Mountains, plus there was a Dolly Parton nod in here! Very cute!

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** “We promise to help protect the plants and animals of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. … Forever and always.” **

When Scout Moore travels to the Great Smoky Mountains with her brother Wesley and their parents, they have all sorts of adventures: blacksmithing, seeing wildlife like elk and fireflies, camping, making s’mores, and meeting a little girl named Jolene with a butterfly on her nose (a cute nod to Tennessee native Dolly Parton).

But they also learn some valuable lessons while searching for the Great Smoky Mountains’ mysterious “sacred harp” — to find the beauty in nature as well as in one’s self.

The illustrations by Jeffrey Ebbeler are absolutely adorable, filled with lots of color and animation. Author Theresa Howell does a great job of creating a sweet story filled with educational and inspirational messages in “Scout Moore, Junior Ranger: Great Smoky Mountains,” due out July 1. This book, as well as the others in the Scout Moore Series, will become instant family favorites.

Five stars out of five.

Muddy Boots provided this complimentary copy through NetGalley for my honest, unbiased review.

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