As a boy, John Muir was enchanted by nature. As an adult, this love led to great achievements in the world of ecology. John is remembered as America's first naturalist. A knowledgeable man of nature - our Muir of the mountains! These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.