It began with an unexpected letter in the mail. Now Josh Reed and his family are in for the adventure of a lifetime when they agree to go on the ultimate treasure hunt. They must follow the clues which will lead them across the United States to see the wonders of Gods creation, including many national parks and national monuments. When challenges arise and dangers threaten, will their faith in God and help from each other be enough? At the end a treasure waits, but will what they find along the way be even more valuable? Josh, an eleven-year-old detective in the making, has a question of his own. Is it his imagination, or is someone following them? Help Josh and his family decipher the clues, record their journey through the states on a map, and solve a mystery as well. Gwen Lepkowski is an experienced teacher and storyteller. She earned her masters degree in education from SUNY at Buffalo and her bachelors degree in education from Houghton College. She has always loved to write and finds writing for children has naturally developed out of her education and experiences. This story, although fiction, grew out of a real-life adventure in which she and her family camped across America. Gwen resides in upstate New York, with her husband, Paul, and two sons.