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review 2016-10-28 18:33
The Great Kapok Tree
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest - Lynne Cherry

The Great Kapok Tree is a sweet book to read with children. The illustrations are great and the story is even better. The author of this book actually wrote this book sitting in the rain forest so you can grasp a feel for what an actual rain forest looks like.  You could do many, many things with this book, but I might would use it in my classroom when talking about the rain forest in Science. You could also use this book when discussing photosynthesis or the life cycle in your classroom, because the child tells the man he can't chop down the tree because everything that is living, depends on that tree. I would use this book in my 3rd grade class. The intended audience for this book is K-3. 

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review 2015-06-13 22:37
Rain Forest Relay by Kirstin Earhart
Race the Wild #1: Rain Forest Relay - Kristin Earhart

Rain Forest Relay was a great run through the rain forest. Through the eyes of Russell, we get to learn about the ecosystem and a various animals that live there and how they live together. There are fun fact pages about the animals that really get a conversation started.

Russell and his team play fair as they race to the finish, but it seems like some teams aren't such good sports. We had a lot of fun reading this one, but it did get a bit choppy sometimes.

*This book was received in exchange for an honest review*

Source: www.goodreads.com/review/show/1244928710
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video 2014-07-13 14:37
Earth Sentinels - Shaman Elizabeth Herrera

Visionary Fiction: Earth Sentinels sheds light on global issues with brilliant message of hope!

 

 

The newly released novel, Earth Sentinels: The Storm Creators by Shaman Elizabeth Herrera is a “no-holds-barred piece of literary realism that is destined to become a classic model of wisdom for living harmoniously on earth,” according to Mark Champion of OurHealingMatters.com, “On occasion, we all read a book that we know will mark the time of our age. Earth Sentinels’ message is every bit as telling and accurate as Animal Farm and Fahrenheit 451. It is a succulent portion of cold, hard truth played out with characters you share affinity with, understand and love.”

 

"This compelling adventure shows that our struggles around the world are connected and that ordinary people have the power to change the world for the better." -- Dr. Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance

 

Earth Sentinels begins with the fallen angel Bechard somberly observing the world being destroyed by mankind’s greed, corruption and indifference. Realizing drastic measures are needed; Bechard begins searching the globe for people who might join his quest to save the planet. 

 

It doesn’t take long for the fallen angel to find 17-year-old Zachary, whose family’s organic farm is being ruined by fracking; Haruto, living in Fukushima, Japan, where the nuclear meltdown is raging out of control; Mahakanta, a cotton farmer in India, who used GMO seeds with devastating results; the Amazonian tribe members, Conchita and her father, Pahtia, fighting against intruders illegally tearing down their rainforest; and the Bear Claw First Nation Tribe who are dealing with an unstoppable oil spill that is ruining their traditional hunting grounds.

 

Intriguing blue doors and ethereal mists beckon the characters to the spirit realm where they finally meet the mastermind Bechard to form an alliance. Excitement builds when the world’s Governments are faced with the Earth Sentinels’ demands, sent on behalf of Mother Earth who cannot speak for herself. As events unfurl and countries retaliate, the readers ride a roller coaster through the supernatural!

 

“Simply riveting! This book is a page turner to the end. Herrera has woven a cautionary tale with threads of history, revelation and hope. Bravo!” exclaimed reviewer Richard O’Shields, channel and media professional, Everyday Connection.

 

Laine Cunningham, award-winning author stated, “This is one of those books that's going to stand alongside classics. Drawing from Native American wisdom and the beliefs of a world filled with respect for nature and its spiritual elements, Herrera has created a global book of wisdom for a global world.”

Source: www.ShamanElizabethHerrera.com
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review 2013-11-01 00:00
Rain Forest (Kingfisher Voyages)
Rain Forest (Kingfisher Voyages) - Jinny Johnson,Naklini Nadkarni This book is kind of all over the place.
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review 2012-12-09 00:00
Rain Forest Rose
Rain Forest Rose - Terri Farley A fun read for young horse lovers.
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