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One Day in the Alpine Tundra

One Day in the Alpine Tundra

Series: One Day
by Jean Craighead George Illustrated by Walter Gaffney-Kessell
An enormous rock hangs over the alpine tundra. Below, a pocket gopher tunnels, a pika feeds on wildflowers, and a boy rolls over in his tent as he wakes up for the day. Suddenly, the great rock slips and is now poised to fall. Outstanding Science trade Book for Children.
Ages
9, 10, 11
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 6
Grade Level Equivalent
5.1
Lexile Measure
850L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
HarperTrophy
Number of Pages
64
Genre
Adventure

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Jean Craighead George Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in a family of naturalists, Jean George has centered her life around writing and nature. She attended Pennsylvania State University, graduating with degrees in English and science.
Walter Gaffney-Kessell

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