I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967
Eleven-year-old Melody Vega and her family come to Glacier National Park every year, and it's always been a place where she can forget her troubles. But this year is different. With Mom gone, every moment in the park is a heartbreaking reminder of the past.
Then Mel comes face-to-face with the mighty grizzly. Now her only thought is one of survival. Mel will soon be a part of one of the most tragic seasons in the history of America's national parks, a summer of terror that will forever change ideas about how grizzlies and humans can exist together in the wild.
These works of historical fiction allow students to explore different disasters in history from a child's perspective. While the characters are fictional, the facts surrounding the tragedies are real. Black and white pictures accompany the text with facts about the events in the back of book. Approx. 100 pgs. each. ~ Alissa