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    One day in the tropical rain forest

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.

    The future of the Rain Forest of the Macaw depends on a scientist and a young Indian boy as they search for a nameless butterfly during one day in the rain forest.

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    The moon of the monarch butterflies

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Describes a female Monarch butterfly's solitary flight from Arkansas to Michigan as she lays the eggs that will hatch and repeat her life cycle.

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    The moon of the salamanders

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    On a rainy March night, a salamander returns to the spring pond for the ancient mating dance of the salamanders.

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    The moon of the alligators

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Describes an alligator's desperate search for food in the Florida Everglades during the month of October.

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    The moon of the winter bird

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    During a cold spell in December, a song sparrow that has not migrated south must adapt to the changes that winter brings.

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    The moon of the owls

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    A great horned owl's stirrings to mate carry him across a forest in January in the Catskill Mountains, where he observes the nocturnal activities of other animals.

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    The moon of the moles

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    During December and January, a young mole in Kansas spends her waking hours searching for food in her network of underground tunnels.

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    The moon of the chickarees

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Describes the activities of a mother red squirrel during the month of April as she nurtures her newborn babies in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana.

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    The moon of the deer

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    A young buck weathers a hurricane that strikes the coast of Connecticut in September.

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    The moon of the wild pigs

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Describes animal and plant life in the drought-parched desert during the month of July and how a little wild pig adapts to this environment.

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    The moon of the bears

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Chronicles a year in a black bear's life, beginning with her emerging from hibernation in Tennessee's Smoky Mountains during the spring thaw in February.

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    The moon of the fox pups

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Describes the experiences of five fox pups during the month of June in the farmland of Pennsylvania.

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    The moon of the gray wolves

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Describes the experiences of a wolf pack in the Toklat Pass of Alaska during the November moon.

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    The moon of the mountain lions

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Describes the experiences of a young mountain lion during the month of August in his natural habitat on the side of Mount Olympus, in Washington State.

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    The Big book for our planet

    Nearly thirty stories, poems, and non-fiction pieces by such notable authors as Natalie Babbitt, Marilyn Sachs, and Jane Yolen illustrated by the likes of Steven Kellogg and Susan Jeffers, demonstrate some of the environmental problems now plaguing our planet, e.g. overpopulation, tampering with nature, litter, pollution, and waste disposal.

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    Everglades

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Describes the Florida Everglades, the evolution of this unique area, and the impact humans have had on its once-abundant life forms.

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    Frightful's mountain / #3

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    As she grows through the first years of her life in the Catskill Mountains of New York, a peregrine falcon called Frightful interacts with various humans, including the boy who raised her, a falconer who rescues her, and several unscrupulous poachers, as well as with many animals that are part of the area's ecological balance.

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    Julie

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    When Julie returns to her father's Eskimo village, she struggles to find a way to save her beloved wolves in a changing Arctic world and she falls in love with a young Siberian man.

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    Julie of the wolves

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    While running away from home and an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost on the North Slope of Alaska and is befriended by a wolf pack.

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    Julie's wolf pack

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Continues the story of Julie and her wolves in which Kapu must protect his pack from famine and disease while uniting it under his new leadership.

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    My side of the mountain / #1

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship.

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    On the far side of the mountain / #2

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Sam's peaceful existence in his wilderness home is disrupted when his sister runs away and his pet falcon is confiscated by a conservation officer.

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    There's an owl in the shower

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Laws protecting the spotted owls in the old growth forest of northern California cost Borden's father his logging job. Angry, Borden vows to kill any spotted owl he sees, but has a change of heart when he and his father find themselves taking care of a young owlet.

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    Tree castle island

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    After building his own canoe, fourteen-year-old Jack Hawkins goes to try it out in his beloved Okefenokee Swamp, where an accident tests his survival skills and leads him to a shocking discovery.

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    My side of the mountain

    Thirteen-year-old Sam Gribley, whose hero is Henry David Thoreau, packs up and leaves home for the challenge of wilderness living. He feeds himself, builds a makeshift home, and learns to live in harmony with nature.

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    Frightful's daughter

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    The author brings back characters from her classic "My Side of the Mountain" in this story about a falcon chick named Oksi, one of Frightful's babies, who is rescued and nursed through her first winter by Sam, a boy who lives alone, at one with nature, on a mountain nearby.

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    Goose and Duck

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    A young boy becomes the "mother" to a goose, who becomes "mother" to a duck, as they learn about the rhythms of nature together.

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    Look to the north : a wolf pup diary

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Brief diary entries that mark the passage of the seasons introduce the events in the lives of three wolves as they grow from helpless pups to participants in their small pack's hunt.

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    To climb a waterfall

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Gives directions for climbing a waterfall, including where to rest and what to look for.

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