Jean Craighead George [Teacher resource file] [See Newbery and Picturebooks]
|ONE DAY IN THE TROPICAL RAINFOREST
The future of the rain forest and the macaw are threatened.
A Venezuelan Indian boy enlists the aid of a visiting scientist and search for a butterfly to save the rain forest.
A lifelike illustrated narrative depicting the intereactions between people, animals and machine.
Written as a journal.
Age 9 - 12
Also by George:
Everglades - A book that will encourage children to rescue the Everglades. Learn about the history of this ecosystem and what has happened because of human interference. Ages 7-10
Arctic Son - A young born learns about Eskimo culture and Arctic life. Ages 5-9
The Tarantula in My Purse: And 172 Other Wild Pets - Stories about George's own pets.
Seasons of the Moon Series: Autumn Moon - Winter Moon - Spring Moon - Summer Moon