One Day In The Desert

Paperback | April 12, 1996

byJean Craighead George

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‘A wounded mountain lion moves from his mountain habitat to a Papago Indian hut in Arizona’s Sonoran desert during a record-breaking July day. All creation adapts to the blistering heat until a cloudburst causes a flash flood. With a measured yet vivid style, this introduction to desert ecology makes a memorable impact." —SLJ.

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Mother Nature is at its fiercest in this introduction to desert ecology. A wounded mountain lion moves from his mountain habitat to a Papago Indian hut in Arizona's Sonoran desert during a record-breaking July day in One Day in the Desert. All creation adapts to the blistering heat until a cloudburst causes a flash flood -- with disast...

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‘A wounded mountain lion moves from his mountain habitat to a Papago Indian hut in Arizona’s Sonoran desert during a record-breaking July day. All creation adapts to the blistering heat until a cloudburst causes a flash flood. With a measured yet vivid style, this introduction to desert ecology makes a memorable impact." —SLJ.

Jean Craighead George is the author of over eighty books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and her novel My Side of the Mountain was a Newbery Honor Book in 1960. She has continued to write acclaimed picture books and novels that celebrate the natural world. She lives in Chappaq...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.19 inPublished:April 12, 1996Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064420388

ISBN - 13:9780064420389

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Mother Nature is at its fiercest in this introduction to desert ecology. A wounded mountain lion moves from his mountain habitat to a Papago Indian hut in Arizona's Sonoran desert during a record-breaking July day in One Day in the Desert. All creation adapts to the blistering heat until a cloudburst causes a flash flood -- with disastrous results.