The Awesome Alps
From the Set Geography of the World
The Alps have long inspired both poets and skiers with their stark beauty and snowy slopes. Learn about the geological processes that created this mountain range, as well as the people and wildlife that make the Alps so fascinating.
- The Ice Man
- The Making of a Mountain Range
- About the Alps
- Plants and Animals of the Alps
- People of the Alps
- The Culture of the Alps
- An Alps Almanac
- The Alps in the News
- How to Learn More about the Alps
Author: Barbara A. Somervill
Barbara A. Somervill is the author of many books for children. She also writes video scripts and textbooks. She loves learning and sees every writing project as a chance to learn new information or gain a new understanding. Somervill grew up in New York State, but she has also lived in Toronto, Canada; Canberra, Australia; California; and South Carolina. She is a graduate of Saint Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and currently lives with her husband in Simpsonville, South Carolina.