One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest

One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest


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Today is doomsday for a young Venezuelan Indian boy's beloved rain forest and its animal life-unless he and a visiting naturalist can save it. "George makes drama large and small out of the minute-by-minute events in an ecosystem . . . gripping ecological theater." -C. "An example of nonfiction writing at its best." -SLJ. Notable 1990 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1990 (NSTA/CBC)

Author: George, Jean Craighead

Language: English | Copyright: 1995

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