The Puzzler's Guide to Alaska by Jen Funk Weber
With 60 puzzles to delight curious minds, The Puzzler’s Guide to Alaska is an interactive introduction to the 49th state for kids 8 and up that’s one part puzzle book, one part natural history guide―and lots and lots of fun!
Meet Nelchina the Caribou, Galena the Porcupine, Zippy the Short-tailed Weasel, and Skilak the Black Bear―four good friends who can’t wait to show you around the beautiful state of Alaska. In this book they introduce all kinds of puzzles and games while telling jokes and sharing trivia about Alaska. Learn about the official state symbols, its biggest features, why Alaska’s called the Land of the Midnight Sun, the animals that live here, glaciers, and much more.
The puzzles mix a variety of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) challenges to exercise different parts of the brain, including mazes, logic and math reasoning, crosswords, word searches, and language codes. When solved, the puzzles’ answers (at the back of the book) reveal facts about Alaska’s flora, fauna, history, and culture.
Perfect for long drives, plane or train rides, meals, and other slow times, The Puzzler’s Guide to Alaska keeps young puzzlers occupied and engaged with all things Alaska. So grab a pen or pencil and get ready to travel to Alaska, the true puzzler’s way!