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Resau, Laura

Summary: Twelve-year-old Coco Hidden has grown up in her mother's chocolate shop in Colorado, along with her friend Leo de la Cueva, but recently things have not been going well; the shop is failing, and Leo is hanging out with the other boys, and barely wants totalk to her--but when they both win a culinary contest, the two children and their mothers find themselves on a trip to the Amazon in Ecuador,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC RES

Yee, Lisa

Summary: While on a hike through the Amazon rain forest, Lea confronts piranhas and anacondas, but when she comes across an injured baby sloth, she must decide whether or not it is right to try to save it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AG YEE

Allende, Isabel.

Summary: When fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his individualistic grandmother on an expedition to find a humanoid Beast in the Amazon, he experiences ancient wonders and a supernatural world as he tries to avert disaster for the Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rayo 2002

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH ALL

Krebs, Laurie.

Summary: Rhyming verse describes the activities of many of the creatures that inhabit the Amazon rainforest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E KRE

Hering, Marianne

Summary: Beth and Patrick time travel to 1950s and 1960s Equador where they come in contact with missionaries and the Waodani people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Her

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Wonder Woman uses her magical bracelets to defeat the traps that Cheetah has laid for her in the jungles of South America, and capture her enemy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAH

Montgomery, R. A.

Summary: Strange tropical diseases can wipe out whole communities in days. And in this age of modern travel, they can morph into worldwide epidemics in mere weeks. You are a young doctor specializing in such threats. Now you face a journey into the heart of the Amazon jungle where your medical team has mysteriously disappeared in the search for a cure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2005

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Rundell, Katherine

Summary: Left stranded in the Amazon jungle when their plane crashes on their way back to England from Manaus, Brazil, four children struggle to survive for days until one of them finds a map that leads them to a ruined city and a secret hidden among the vines.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD RUN

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: "Without risking life or limb, readers can explore the wonders and beauty of the Amazon in this Where Is ...? title. Human beings have inhabited the banks of the Amazon River since 13,000 BC and yet they make up just a small percentage of the 'population' of this geographic wonderland. The Amazon River basin teems with life--animal and plant alike. It's a rainforest that is home to an estimated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE BASKET

Montgomery, Sy

Summary: "Part science, part carnival--this winding adventure down the Amazon River with award-winning author Sy Montgomery and photographer Keith Ellenbogen explores how tiny fish, called piabas, can help preserve not only the rainforest and it's often misunderstood inhabitants, but the fate of our entire environment."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.0981 MON

Bingham, Jane

Summary: Readers learn about the Amazon River, the region around it, and stories of its exploration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577 BIN