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The shaman's apprentice: a tale of the Amazon rain forest

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Harcourt Brace & Co.,
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1st ed.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 960L
In a Tirio village deep in the heart of the Amazon rain forest, the shaman Nahtahlah has a place of honor in his tribe. Young Kamanya wants to learn the healing secrets of the forest plants--he hopes that he, too, will become the tribe's shaman, so that he can cure his people. When the villagers fall sick with an illness that Nahtahlah cannot cure, many lose faith in the shaman's wisdom--until a foreign woman helps them understand its value while giving Kamanya an opportunity to realize his dream. Lynne Cherry returns to the rain forest with ethnobotanist Mark J. Plotkin to tell an important story about the healing plants of the earth-and why we must protect them.
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Grouping Title shaman s apprentice a tale of the amazon rain forest
Grouping Author cherry lynne
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subject_facet Amazon River Region -- Juvenile fiction
Healers -- Juvenile fiction
Rain forests -- Amazon River Region -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The shaman's apprentice : a tale of the Amazon rain forest
title_full The shaman's apprentice : a tale of the Amazon rain forest / written by Lynne Cherry and Mark Plotkin ; illustrated by Lynne Cherry
title_short The shaman's apprentice :
title_sub a tale of the Amazon rain forest
topic_facet Healers
Rain forests