The Adventures of Bubba Jones: Time Traveling Through Shenandoah National Park is a third place winner in the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) Excellence in Craft contest; in the Youth Audience Category.
The Adventures of Bubba Jones books #1 & #2 both placed as award-winning finalists in the USA Book News “Best Book” awards in the Children's Education and Children's Fiction Categories.
July 22, Shenandoah NTL. Park, 1:00pm, Skyland Resort, Travel back in time before Shenandoah was a park, meet George Pollock and tour his wife's home. Come Prepared for a short stroll.
October 7th, Shenandoah NTL. Park, 11:00am, Byrd Visitor Center, Travel back in time, meet a former president and the CCC that built the park. Come Prepared for a short stroll.
October 8th, Ashburn Library 43316 Hay Rd., Ashburn, VA at 2:00pm Join author Jeff Alt on a time traveling adventure through Shenandoah National Park based on his new book The Adventures of Bubba Jones: Time Traveling Through Shenandoah National Park. Help Bubba Jones and family solve a mystery as you explore Shenandoah and come face to face with extinct creatures, endangered species, the area's first inhabitants, and more. Following this adventure, Alt will share insider tips on how to make your National Park visit so fun, your children will want to go again and again.
More events on the way. Stay Tuned!
Did you know that families with a 4th grader are eligible for a FREE annual national park pass? Here's the website:Every Kid in a Park
An 11-year old says “He [Jeff Alt] sure knows how to tell a story. This book had it all!" Mommy's Block Party
The Adventures of Bubba Jones makes Backpacker Magazine’s ‘Five Adventure Books You Need To Read This Summer.’
The Adventures of Bubba Jones makes the USAToday.com
"Educational and fun to read. I learned a lot." -Erin S., 5th grade
“If your kids loved the Magic Treehouse books, they will LOVE this series too… If you are a homeschooling parent, you will want to pick up EVERY book in this series, to add to your science, history and reading curriculums!...”
Bubba Jones Buzz:
Recommended by National Geographic for older elementary kids interested in national parks and as a read aloud for younger kids.
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