Today is doomsday for a young Venezuelan Indian boy's beloved rain forest and its animal life--unless he and a visiting naturalist can save it. ``George makes drama large and small out of the minute-by-minute events in an ecosystem . . . gripping ecological theater.`` --C. ``An example of nonfiction writing at its best.`` --SLJ.
Notable 1990 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1990 (NSTA/CBC)