The Amazon Rain Forest

The Amazon Rain Forest

by Ann Heinrichs


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The Amazon Rain Forest is the largest rain forest in the world, covering one-third of South America. With a wealth of natural resources, the Amazon rain forest is home to an abundance of plant and animal life, as well as more than 350 indigenous and ethnic peoples. In The Amazon Rain Forest, discover the exotic beauty, history, flora, fauna, people, and environmental issues threatening this region.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761439325
Publisher: Cavendish, Marshall Corporation
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Nature's Wonders 2 Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

1 A Tangle of Life 5

2 A River Runs Through It 13

3 Into the Wild 27

4 From Exploration to Exploitation 47

5 People of the Forest 61

6 A Forest in Peril 75

Glossary 88

Fast Facts 89

Find Out More 91

Index 92

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