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.
- 9, 10, 11
- Interest Level
- Grades 4 - 6
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About the Author and Illustrator
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.