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Millard, Candice.

Summary: The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. After his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 Mil

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Survival Millard

Summary: Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story of the journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rain forest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon. Two of the most celebrated men from their respective nations, Roosevelt and Rondon set out with twenty other adventurers in 1914. Over eight eventful weeks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INT

Millard, Candice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2005

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Kozar, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB ROOSEVELT KOZ

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "Vampire bats and killer ants? That's what Jack and Annie are about to run into when the Magic Tree House whisks them away to the Amazon River. It's not long before they get hopelessly lost. Will they be able to find their way back to the tree house? Or are Jack and Annie stuck forever in the rain forest?"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Popescu, Petru Demetru

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 981.1 POP

Smith, Anthony

Contents: Perdo Cabral : stumbling upon Brazil -- Francisco de Orellana : first down the Amazon -- Lope de Aguirre : who killed even his dream -- Pedro de Teixeira : making the Amazon Portuguese -- Charles Marie de la Condamine : equatorial scientist -- Monsieur and Madame Godin and their separation -- Baron von Humboldt : inspiration to the world -- Spruce and Wickham : collectors extraordinary -- Julio...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1990

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Summary: Her funding rejected by the Royal Society, and pursued by an obsessed member of German nobility, Lily travels from London to the Amazon jungle and enlists Frank's questionable services to guide her downriver in search of an ancient tree with unparalleled healing abilities which would change the future of medicine. Thinking she sees Frank for who he truly is -- a pun-loving con man who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE JUN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Family Jungle 2021

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE JUN

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Summary: Recent stunning discoveries are exploding the myth of the Amazon as a primeval wilderness, revealing traces of ancient civilizations that flourished there for centuries. Dense settlements indicate populations in the millions, supported by sophisticated agricultural systems, while huge geometric earthworks and roadways bear witness to complex religious ideas and social networks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ANC

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Eight-year-old Jack, his seven-year-old sister, Annie, and Peanut the mouse ride in a tree house to the Amazon rain forests, where they encounter giant ants, flesh-eating piranhas, hungry crocodiles, and wild jaguars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC OSB

Summary: Fantastic voyage: A team of miniaturized scientists go on a remarkable journey through the human body. The lost world: Prehistoric beasts are discovered in the modern-day world. The towering inferno: Faulty wiring sparks a deadly fire in a high-rise building. Voyage to the bottom of the sea: Adventures aboard the submarine Seaview.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FAN

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE

Martinez-Neal, Juana

Summary: Enjoying days spent with animal friends near her home in the Amazon, young Zonia wonders what to do on a day when the rainforest calls out to her for help, in a lushly illustrated story that is complemented by back matter about the Asháninka community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAR

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

Francis, Sangma

Summary: "Beginning with a tiny trickle high in the mountains, smaller streams join until they form the world's largest river. Crossing a continent, it winds through lush rainforest until it meets the ocean. From snapping piranha fish to the giant anaconda, this mighty waterway is home to planet Earth's most incredible ecosystem"--Back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flying Eye Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 981 FRA

Summary: From land, boat, and sky. Above and below the water. From the point of view of the animals and people who are found there, we will show these rivers as they have never been seen before, highlighting each river's very own unique atmosphere and character so that each episode will have its own mood. This series will find new perspectives to cover these amazing waterways. Using the latest in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RIV

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