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Amazon adventure: how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest

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Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
Pub. Date:
[2017]
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 7 - AR Pts: 3
Lexile measure:
1050L
Description

Considered the "lungs of the world," the Amazon provides a full fifth of the world's oxygen, and every year unsustainable human practices destroy 2.7 million acres. What can be done to help? That's where Project Piaba comes in. Join the award-winning author Sy Montgomery and the photographer Keith Ellenbogen as they traverse the river and rainforest to discover how tiny fish, called piabas, can help preserve the Amazon, its animals, and the rich legacy of its people. Amazon Adventure is an eye-opening--and ultimately hopeful--exploration of how humanity's practices are affecting and shaping not only the Amazon, but our entire environment.

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ISBN:
9780544352995
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 7, 3 Points
Lexile measure:
1050L
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series Scientists in the field
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subject_facet Amazon River, Amazon River -- Juvenile literature, Biotic communities -- Amazon River Region, Biotic communities -- Amazon River Region -- Juvenile literature, Ecology -- Amazon River Region, Ecology -- Amazon River Region -- Juvenile literature, Ecology -- Brazil -- Rio Negro (Amazonas), Ecology -- Brazil -- Rio Negro (Amazonas) -- Juvenile literature, Fishes -- Amazon River, Fishes -- Amazon River -- Juvenile literature, Fishes -- Brazil -- Rio Negro (Amazonas), Fishes -- Brazil -- Rio Negro (Amazonas) -- Juvenile literature, Montgomery, Sy -- Travel -- Amazon River Region, Montgomery, Sy -- Travel -- Amazon River Region -- Juvenile literature, Rio Negro (Amazonas, Brazil), Rio Negro (Amazonas, Brazil) -- Juvenile literature
title_display Amazon adventure : how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest
title_full Amazon adventure : how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest / written by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Keith Ellenbogen
title_short Amazon adventure :
title_sub how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest
topic_facet Biotic communities, Ecology, Fishes, Montgomery, Sy, Travel