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Celebrate the 100 year anniversary

of the National Parks Service with
Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, A Life in Nature
by Cindy Jenson-Elliott

illustrated by Christy Hale
Christy Ottaviano Books/Holt



In 1938, Ansel’s photos of Kings Canyon in California helped convince President Franklin D. Roosevelt that it should become a national park.

In 1941, the National Park Service commissioned Adams to take photos of national parks and monuments throughout the West.