The Ground Squirrels Take Glacier, Maybe?

by L. Sandra Johnson

illustrations by L. Sandra Johnson

published by L. Sandra Johnson

produced by Sweetgrass Books

  • A spunky Ground Squirrel who lives at Lake McDonald Lodge wants to take over Glacier National Park, but first he must scare the gardener away. This story tells how this Ground Squirrel and his pals carry out his plan. Anyone who has struggled with squirrels in their gardens and lawns will enjoy this story of a gardener contending with pesky squirrels as she tries to make the flower beds beautiful for the guests and visitors. Fully illustrated.

32 pages, 8 1/2'' x 11'', 105 softcovers per case

ISBN 10: 1591521572
ISBN 13: 9781591521570


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L. Sandra Johnson align= Sandra Johnson was born in Sheridan, Wyoming but her family immediately moved to Seattle where her dad repaired ships during World War II. In 1946 her family moved to Missoula, Montana where she attended grade school. Her family bought a small farm in the Bitterroot Valley her freshman year in high school and she graduated from Florence Carlton High School. After attending the University of Montana and Colorado College for a while she married and had two children. She then lived in Princeton, New Jersey, Vancouver, B.C., Washington D.C. and Ithaca, New York where her husband taught at Cornell University. During the summers in New York she studied Sanskrit and Yoga with Dr. Ramurti Mishra on Ananda Ashram in Monroe, New York. When her children started school she moved back to Missoula, Montana and graduated from the University of Montana in 1980, majoring in Religious Studies and History. She obtained two more degrees in Classics and English in 1983 and earned a teaching certificate. She has been employed in various positions in the Missoula County Public Schools since 1985, including that of Latin Teacher at Sentinel High School. During the summers from 1998 through 2013 she worked as gardener for Glacier Park, Inc. in Glacier National Park.

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