Results for: jean george

Below is a list of 14 the books by this author.

Book cover of 1 DAY IN THE DESERT
1 DAY IN THE DESERT
By: jean george | Published: September 1996

‘A wounded mountain lion moves from his mountain habitat to a Papago Indian hut in Arizona’s Sonoran desert during a record-breaking July ...

‘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.

  • ISBN
    9780064420389
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    Paperback
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    First Novel
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1 DAY IN THE PRAIRIE
By: jean george | Published: September 1996

Henry Rush is spending the day at the Prairie Wildlife Refuge, determined to photograph a prairie dog doing a back flip. But while he whatches and wai...

Henry Rush is spending the day at the Prairie Wildlife Refuge, determined to photograph a prairie dog doing a back flip. But while he whatches and waites at the edge of prairie dog town, he fails to notice the electricity humming through the air. Or the buffalo aniously pawing the ground. Or the purple-blue cloud building over the prairie grass. A tornado is forming to the west . And when the dark funnel touches down, it will wipe out everything in it's path...

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    9780064420396
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    Paperback
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    First Novel
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Book cover of 1 DAY IN THE TROPICAL RAIN FOREST
1 DAY IN THE TROPICAL RAIN FOREST
By: jean george | Published: September 1995

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. "...

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)

  • ISBN
    9780064420167
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    Paperback
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    First Novel
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1 DAY IN THE WOODS
By: jean george | Published: September 1995

‘An intrepid explorer, young Rebecca ventures into the forest in search of an ovenbird, a warbler reputed to be the wizard of the woods. Readers...

‘An intrepid explorer, young Rebecca ventures into the forest in search of an ovenbird, a warbler reputed to be the wizard of the woods. Readers follow Rebecca’s progress through the day discovering the secrets of the spring foliage and learning much about the temperate forest and its inhabitants.’ —BL.

  • ISBN
    9780064420174
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    Paperback
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    First Novel
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Book cover of CROWBAR
CROWBAR
By: jean george | Published: October 2021

Theme: science themes

  • ISBN
    9780060002572
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Picture Book
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Book cover of GALAPAGOS GEORGE
GALAPAGOS GEORGE
By: jean george | Published: March 2014

This is the story of the famous Lonesome George, a giant tortoise who was the last of his species, lived to be one hundred years old, and became known...

This is the story of the famous Lonesome George, a giant tortoise who was the last of his species, lived to be one hundred years old, and became known as the rarest creature in the world. His story gives us a glimpse of the amazing creatures inhabiting the ever-fascinating Galápagos Islands. Renowned naturalist and bestselling author of the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves and the critically acclaimed Everglades Jean Craighead George once again introduces children to the wonders of the natural world in this incredible evolution story set in the Galápagos Islands. The back matter features key terms, a timeline, and further resources for research. Supports the Common Core State Standards.

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    9780060287931
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    Hardcover
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    Picture Book
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JULIE
By: jean george | Published: July 2019

The acclaimed sequel to the beloved Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves Julie's decision to return home to her people is not an easy one. But a...

The acclaimed sequel to the beloved Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves Julie's decision to return home to her people is not an easy one. But after many months in the wilderness, living in harmony with the wolves that saved her life, she knows the time has come. But Julie is not prepared for all the changes that she finds. Her father has forsaken many of the old Eskimo traditions. He has given up his sled dogs for a snowmobile, and now looks after the musk oxen that serve as the village's income. He will do anything to protect them—even shoot any wolves that might threaten the herd. Julie knows that, like her father, she must find a way to reconcile the old ways with the new. But how can she do that without putting her beloved wolves in danger? Don't miss any of the books in Jean Craighead George's groundbreaking series: Julie of the Wolves, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack.

  • ISBN
    9780062884312
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    Paperback
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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JULIE OF THE WOLVES
By: jean george | Published: September 2003

Escaping from an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl gets lost on the Alaskan tundra and is befriended by a wolf pack.

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    9780060540951
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    Paperback
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    Junior Fiction
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JULIE OF THE WOLVES
By: jean george | Published: September 1997

Lost on the Tundra To her small Eskimo village, she is known as Miyax; to her friend in San Francisco, she is Julie. When the village is no longer saf...

Lost on the Tundra To her small Eskimo village, she is known as Miyax; to her friend in San Francisco, she is Julie. When the village is no longer safe for her, Miyax runs away. But she soon finds herself lost in the Alaskan wilderness, without food, without even a compass to guide her. Slowly she is accepted by a pack of Arctic wolves, Mid she grows to love them as though they were family. With their help, and drawing on her father's teachings, Miyax struggles day by clay to survive. But the time comes when she must leave the wilderness and choose between the old ways an(] the new. Which will she choose? For she is Miyax of the Eskimos--but Julie of the Wolves. Faced with the prospect of a disagreeable arranged marriage or a journey acoss the barren Alaskan tundra, 13-year-old Miyax chooses the tundra. She finds herself caught between the traditional Eskimo ways and the modern ways of the whites. Miyax, or Julie as her pen pal Amy calls her, sets out alone to visit Amy in San Francisco, a world far away from Eskimo culture and the frozen land of Alaska. During her long and arduous journey, Miyax comes to appreciate the value of her Eskimo heritage, learns about herself, and wins the friednship of a pack of wolves. After learning the language of the wolves and slowly earning their trust, Julie becomes a member of the pack. Since its first publication, Julie of The Wolves,winner of thr 1973 Newbery Medal, has found its way into the hearts of millions of readers.

Theme: Indigenous

  • ISBN
    9780064400589
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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Book cover of JULIE'S WOLF PACK
JULIE'S WOLF PACK
By: jean george | Published: July 2019

The acclaimed final book in the trilogy that begins with the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves In this exciting adventure about the wolf pac...

The acclaimed final book in the trilogy that begins with the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves In this exciting adventure about the wolf pack that saved the life of a young girl when she was lost on the tundra, Julie has returned to her family, but her wolf pack has a story all its own. Fearless but inexperienced Kapu is now the new leader of the pack. He must protect his wolves from the threats of famine and disease and, at the same time, defend himself from bitter rivals, both inside and outside the pack, who are waiting for their chance to overthrow him. The strength of Kapu's leadership will determine not just the well-being of the pack but its very survival. Jean Craighead George's research and first-hand observation form this engrossing epic tale that's sure to draw readers into the fascinating world of wolves. Don't miss any of the books in Jean Craighead George's groundbreaking series: Julie of the Wolves, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack.

  • ISBN
    9780062884329
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    Paperback
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    Junior Fiction
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Book cover of LAST POLAR BEAR
LAST POLAR BEAR
By: jean george | Published: October 2009

Tigluk and his grandmother paddle out into the Arctic Ocean where they find a young polar bear whose mother has died because of the changes brought ab...

Tigluk and his grandmother paddle out into the Arctic Ocean where they find a young polar bear whose mother has died because of the changes brought about by the warming climate, and they bring the cub back to their town so they can teach it how to survive in a changing world.

Theme: Indigenous

  • ISBN
    9780061240676
  • Binding
    Hardcover
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    Picture Book
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MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN
By: jean george | Published: May 2001

"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."—The New York Times Book Review Sam Gribley...

"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."—The New York Times Book Review Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woods—all by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, forty dollars, and some flint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever.    “An extraordinary book . . . It will be read year after year.” —The Horn Book

  • ISBN
    9780141312422
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    Paperback
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    Junior Fiction
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MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN
By: jean george | Published: April 2004

Terribly unhappy in his family's crowded New York City apartment, Sam Gribley runs away to the solitude-and danger-of the mountains, where he finds a ...

Terribly unhappy in his family's crowded New York City apartment, Sam Gribley runs away to the solitude-and danger-of the mountains, where he finds a side of himself he never knew.

  • ISBN
    9780142401118
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    Paperback
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    Intermediate Fiction
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TALKING EARTH
By: jean george | Published: October 1987

"Billie Wind lives with her Seminole tribe. She follows their customs, but the dangers of pollution and nuclear war she's learned about in school seem...

"Billie Wind lives with her Seminole tribe. She follows their customs, but the dangers of pollution and nuclear war she's learned about in school seem much more real to her. How can she believe the Seminole legends about talking animals and earth spirits? She wants answers, not legends. "You are a doubter,"say the men of the Seminole Council and so Billie goes out into the Everglades alone, to stay until she can believe. In the wilderness, she discovers that she must listen to the land and animals in order to survive. With an otter, a panther cub, and a turtle as companions and guides, she begins to understand that the world of her people can give her the answers she seeks.

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    9780064402125
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    Paperback
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    Picture Book
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