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Jean Craighead George   [Teacher resource file] [See Newbery and Picturebooks]
One Day in the Tropical Rainforest 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