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Moon of the Alligators (The 13 Moons)
Describes an alligator's desperate search for food in the Florida Everglades during the month of October.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published August 1st 1991 by HarperCollins Publishers
(first published 1969)
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May 21, 2014 Linda rated it it was amazing
This is an old book I use often for non-fiction writing lessons. Even the younger writers can enjoy Jean Craighead George’s beautiful images in her books about nature. If you wish to share a book about how nature takes care of things, without human help, and sometimes in spite of it, read this. It shows a cycle through the year, the challenges in the Everglades that alligators face, and how they manage. The language, like all George’s book, is gorgeous. Here is part of the opening paragraph: “T ...more
Jean Craighead George wrote over eighty popular books for young adults, including the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves and the Newbery Honor book My Side of the Mountain. Most of her books deal with topics related to the environment and the natural world. While she mostly wrote children's fiction, she also wrote at least two guides to cooking with wild foods, and an autobiography, Journey ...moreMore about Jean Craighead George...
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