Welcome to Sequoia and King Canyon, national parks that are important to all Americans. Young children can learn about Sequoia and Kings Canyon with the age-appropriate text in this book. Concepts are gradually introduced with fact files, location maps and useful phrases so children learn about the plants, animals, and the wonderful sights found in Sequoia and Kings Canyon. Find out how tall a giant sequoia tree can grow. The glossary will help you define words like 'foothill' and the timeline will help you discover when the General Grant Tree is named the "Nation's Christmas Tree."