Discover the Amazon The World's Largest Rainforest by Lauri Berkenkamp
  

Discover the Amazon The World's Largest Rainforest

Written by Lauri Berkenkamp
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Discover the Amazon The World's Largest Rainforest by Lauri Berkenkamp

From avoiding predators to navigating through the jungle without a compass, this innovative guide provides kids with the vital tools one would need if lost in the Amazon. Offering practical survival techniques based on real stories, children will learn lessons that can be adapted to almost any outdoor situation, such as making fire, deciphering animal tracks, and using the natural world for all to create necessary supplies. Opening with an informative section on the region and its people, this essential resource combines history and science in a fun and engaging way. Facts and sidebars on the local creatures and plants are interspersed along with 15 activities for the home or classroom--from making a fishing spear to determining how much water is needed to stay healthy.

Reviews

Even readers who never travel to Amazonia will appreciate the region's complexity and significance after perusing this book, which ends with suggestions for ways to slow its destruction ... This volume should stimulate interest in this diverse and important region. --School Library Journal Although most of us will never visit the Amazon, its rainforests, or other ecospheres, Discover the Amazon allows us to imagine we will ... There are lots of try-this suggestions sprinkled throughout the book ... if you're looking for a book that will stimulate your children's interest in learning about the Amazon, this is a terrific find. --Eclectic Homeschool Magazine Online A thrilling book from front to back. The information is written in an easy conversational style that makes the book more personal for the reader and is easy to follow ... strongly recommended for purchase and use by classroom teachers, librarians, and parents. -- Clear Review , Kenton County Public Library

About the Author

Lauri Berkenkamp is the author of Because I Said So!, Mom, the Toilet's Clogged!, Kid Disasters and How to Fix Them, Talking to Your Kids About Sex, and Teaching Your Children Good Manners. Writing under the pen name Maxine Anderson, she is also the author of Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself, Explore Spring!, Explore Winter!, and Great Civil War Projects You Can Build Yourself. She lives in Hanover, New Hampshire. Blair Shedd is a freelance writer and illustrator, the founder of oneGemini Studios, and the creator of the comic book Wayward Son. He lives in New England.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Lauri Berkenkamp
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Publisher

Nomad Press

Publication date

1st December 2008

ISBN

9781934670279


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