One Day In The Tropical Rain Forest

Paperback | September 29, 1995

byJean Craighead George

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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)
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Our society has been responsible for the decay of the ecological system. This story centres on an unlikely duo trying to correct the mistakes of the past. It is doomsday for a young Venezuelan Indian boy's beloved rain forest and all of its wildlife -- unless he and a visiting scientist can save it in One Day in the Tropical Rainforest...

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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 1...

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:80 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.16 inPublished:September 29, 1995Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064420167

ISBN - 13:9780064420167

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Our society has been responsible for the decay of the ecological system. This story centres on an unlikely duo trying to correct the mistakes of the past. It is doomsday for a young Venezuelan Indian boy's beloved rain forest and all of its wildlife -- unless he and a visiting scientist can save it in One Day in the Tropical Rainforest.