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REAL COOL COLORADO PLACES

for Curious Kids! Diane T. Liggett and James A. Mack 

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Kids, teachers, parents, and grandparents . . . this colorful new adventure guide will have the whole family excited about exploring Colorado!

REAL COOL COLORADO PLACES for Curious Kids identifies the top 20 spots in the state for one-of-a-kind adventures and fun learning experiences. From playing in the biggest sand pile imaginable at Great Sand Dunes National Monument and tracking wild horses at Little Bookcliffs Wild Horse Area, to discovering dinosaur tracks at Picket Wire Canyonlands, this book is chock-full of fun family destinations that offer unforgettable experiences for everyone!  What makes this book so special?   Colorful symbols break up each chapter into interesting sections including activities, wildlife, history, little known facts, and much more. That's why this book is so easy to use and fun for both kids and adults!

Where can you find REAL COOL COLORADO PLACES for Curious Kids ?   Look for it at Barnes & Noble or one of your other favorite retail booksellers. It's also available at the standard retail price of $15.95 (plus shipping) from Westcliffe Publishers, P.O. Box 1261, Englewood, Colorado, 80150, 1-800-532-3692.

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Wild Things

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Students and Teachers!   REAL COOL PLACES for Curious Kids features in-depth information on Colorado's natural and cultural history that is great reference for school projects!

Do you have comments about REAL COOL COLORADO PLACES for Curious Kids?   Contact the authors by e-mail at:  rcp@prairieweb.com (Sorry, we cannot accept book orders).

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Each real cool place in Colorado is a discovery zone for amazing facts, fun, excitement, and astonishment. In this section, you'll find out about the most interesting things to see and do in the state. Everything is included from a visit to the plains of Africa at the Denver Museum of Natural History to a jump off a 700-foot-high sand dune at Great Sand Dunes National Monument.
 
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Colorado is rich in fossil discoveries and ancient secrets in stone. Here you'll find out about places where paleontology is the main attraction. At Picket Wire Canyonlands, you can walk along one of the largest dinosaur trackways in North America. You'll find a petrified tree stump as big as your garage at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Visit one of these prehistoric destinations that once weren't cool at all!
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There is no way to know all the secrets of Colorado's cool places. Almost every destination offers some cryptic or hidden puzzles to solve. This section reveals little-known stories such as behind the scenes at the Denver Museum of Natural History where trees, flowers, and dinosaurs are made. With a few clues, you may even unravel the mystery of a disappearing river at Great Sand Dunes National Monument!
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A world of wonder sometimes rests right at your feet or just beyond your direct line of sight. Take a look at, under, and into some of the smallest or unique things in Colorado. Visit the Flat Tops and find out why aspens quake, and learn how prairie plants survive howling winds at Pawnee National Grassland. Keep your eyes and ears open wherever you go. There's more to Colorado than meets the eye.
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From galloping stallions to bighorn rams, this state is one of the wildest places around. Here you'll encounter wildlife from almost every corner of Colorado. once you meet the mustangs of the Little Bookcliffs or the bugling elk of Rocky Mountain National Park, you will always hear the call of the wild in Colorado!
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Imagine walking on a path traveled thousands of years ago by people who later vanished! This section reveals the colorful history of Colorado from the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde National Park to a narrow-gauge railroad in the San Juan Mountains. You'll become a time traveler once you get a taste of the state's fascinating past.
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Here you will find the most important information for enjoying your excursions. Directions, addresses, campground locations, and safety precautions will help you and your family gear up for a successful adventure. Colorado's real cool places are just waiting for you, so find a good area map before you hit the road and get ready to encounter the unexpected!
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Get your own copy of REAL COOL COLORADO PLACES for Curious Kids !  Look for it at Barnes & Noble or one of your other favorite retail booksellers. It's also available at the standard retail price of $15.95 (plus shipping) from Westcliffe Publishers, P.O. Box 1261, Englewood, Colorado, 80150, 1-800-532-3692.

Send us your comments about REAL COOL COLORADO PLACES for Curious Kids!   Contact the authors by e-mail at:  rcp@prairieweb.com (Sorry, we cannot accept book orders).

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Check out these destinations featured in Real Cool Colorado Places for Curious Kids!

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