The Rugged Rockies
From the Set Geography of the World
How did the Rocky Mountains come to be? What kinds of plants and animals can live on such rugged mountainsides and peaks? Who are the people who have conquered the Rockies? Discover what makes these mountains so distinctive.
- Pike's Mistake
- Making a Mountain Range
- About the Rockies
- Plants and Animals of the Rockies
- People of the Rockies
- Culture of the Rockies
- A Rockies Almanac
- The Rockies in the News
- How to Learn More about the Rockies
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.