At Home in the Rain Forest

At Home in the Rain Forest

Over half of the creatures in the world make their homes in tropical rain forests. There are so many different lower canopy bushy understory kinds of plants and animals that we don't even know them all yet. People are learning how each ...

Author: Diane Willow

Publisher: Charlesbridge

ISBN: 9781607344315

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Beautiful color illustrations accompany an entertaining and informative text that takes us on an amazing journey through the forest. From the tops of the tropical trees to the forest floor, readers can observe the inter-relationships of plants and animals which thrive at each level of the rain forest.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Magic School Bus in the Rain Forest

The Magic School Bus in the Rain Forest

When we got back home , Ms. Frizzle told us some bad news about the rain forests of the world — they are disappearing ! That's because rain forests are being burned or cut down to make room for new villages and farms , and to get wood ...

Author: Eva Moore

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0439239605

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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This adventure takes Ms. Frizzle and her class deep into the rainforest. Their quest to find out why the Friz's cocoa tree has stopped growing cocoa beans, and why rainforest trees have become unhealthy.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Dangerous Creatures Of The Tropical Rainforests

Dangerous Creatures Of The Tropical Rainforests

Life in the tropical ram forests Tropical rain forests are areas of thick forest that grow in wet, tropical parts of the world. They cover only six percent of the Earth's surface, yet are home to more than half of all plants and animals ...

Author: Helen Bateman

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN: 1583407693

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Describes dangerous animals that live in the rain forest, how they survive, why they might be endangered, and what we can do.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Protecting Earth s Rain Forests

Protecting Earth s Rain Forests

Made up of trees that grow 100 feet (30 meters) or taller, rain forests provide homes for half the world's plants and animals. Rain forests house an amazing variety of creatures, from brilliant birds to odd insects, from stinky flowers ...

Author: Anne Welsbacher

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 9781512410501

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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From brilliantly colored birds and wild elephants to towering trees and exotic flowers, rain forests are home to more than half of Earth’s plants and animals. People living in rain forests depend on this vast array of life, and Earth itself relies on the world’s rain forests to keep our climate and atmosphere in balance. But rain forests around the world are under threat. Once rain forests covered nearly 14 percent of Earth, but now they have shrunk to less than half that size. People around the globe are joining the quest to save rain forests. With engaging text and eye-catching images—plus a special Going Green section—this book tells you all about Earth’s rain forests and what you can do to protect them.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

The House in the Rain Forest

The House in the Rain Forest

If the house had been suddenly removed from around them , tables and beds would have stood there eight feet high , as though they had been built to ... Our Boat Our House and Our Neighbours REBO , THE 66 ] THE HOUSE IN THE RAIN FOREST.

Author: Charis Crockett

Publisher: London : Hutchinson

ISBN: UOM:39015019157406

Category: Irian Jaya (Indonesia)

Page: 300

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A delightful book, infectiously humorous, shiveringly adventurous, and crammed with little known facts about the cannibalistic inhabitants of New Guinea.
Categories: Irian Jaya (Indonesia)

The Rain Forests of Home an Atlas of People and Place

The Rain Forests of Home   an Atlas of People and Place

Author: Ecotrust

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Conservation International ; Portland, Or. : Ecotrust : Pacific GIS

ISBN: OCLC:416078170

Category: Indians of North America Pacific Coast (B.C.) Languages Maps

Page: 24

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Categories: Indians of North America Pacific Coast (B.C.) Languages Maps

Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda

The weather in Temuco was as dramatic as the rain forests and mountains—many of which were volcanoes— that surrounded ... Neftalí would watch as the wild wind blew through the trees, sometimes lifting the roof from a neighboring house.

Author: Jeanne Nagle

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9780766073142

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Chilean poet Pablo Neruda was more than just a writer. He was also an activist, politician, and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Through direct quotations, facts, and excerpts of his work, the life of Pablo Neruda is told in a way that is intriguing, captivating, and most of all, inspiring.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Projects with Rainforests

Projects with Rainforests

Rainforests are important because they protect the people and animals that live in them – and the whole planet. A. rich. habitat. Rainforests provide a home for millions of plants and animals, including mammals, insects, birds and fish.

Author: Jillian Powell

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781477771686

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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This book will take readers deep into the rainforest as they learn what grows and lives there, and its importance to the Earth. Each chapter introduces a new topic through a fun craft activity, and readers will get hands-on as they learn and create. With tribal masks and “Save the Rainforest” t-shirts, kids will have practical keepsakes to go along with all their newly acquired knowledge.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of the Rain Forest

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of the Rain Forest

7 BANANAS, ORANGES, PINEAPPLES, and many other fruits we eat were first discovered GROWING in tropical rain forests. 8 The world's biggest BUTTERFLY makes its HOME in the RAIN FOREST. Not all rain forests are tropical.

Author: Moira Rose Donohue

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426331732

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Coloful birds! Jaguars! Tree frogs! National Geographic presents a delightful, age-appropriate introduction to tropical rain forest creatures big and small in this new title in the popular Little Kids First Big Book series. This adorable animal book about all things jungle features favorite animals found in tropical rain forests. Readers meet jaguars prowling the forest floor, snakes slithering through the understory, red-eyed tree frogs leaping through the canopy, butterflies flitting through the tallest treetops, and many other creatures that inhabit all the different layers. More than 200 charming animal photos illustrate the profiles, with facts about the creatures' sizes, diets, homes, and more. A map of tropical rain forests around the world shows where the animals in the book are found, and the book also introduces readers to plant life. This book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any time.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Rain Forests of the World

Rain Forests of the World

People of the Rain Forest n the not too distant past , many Inative peoples made their home KEY FACTS in the rain forest ; most lived in • Rain forest peoples are traditionally harmony with their surroundings . nomadic , moving from one ...

Author: Marshall Cavendish Corporation

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 0761472541

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 70

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"Examines the animals, plants, characteristics, and peoples of the world's rain forests as well as endangerment and preservation." Contents: V.1: Africa - bioluminescence; V.2: Biomass - clear-cuting; V.3: Climate and weather - emergent; V.4: Endangered species - food web; V.5: Forest fire - iguana; V.6: Indonesia - manatee; V.7: Mangrove forest - orangutan; V.8: Orchid - red panda; V.9: Reforestation - spider; V.10: Squirrel - Yanomami people; V.11: Index.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction