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Lee & Low Books
IL: LG - BL: 6.4 - AR Pts: 1
"A cumulative verse, alternating with additional narrative, describes the ecological and social transformation resulting from the work of Dr. Gordon Sato, a Japanese American cell biologist who made saltwater and desert land productive through the planting of mangrove trees in the tiny African country of Eritrea. Includes afterword, photographs, glossary, and author's sources"--Provided by publisher.
IL: MG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 1
Welcome to a Southeast Asian mangrove forest! As you wade through the tangle of mangrove roots, it's hard to tell where the ocean ends and the land begins. The mangrove forest is humming with life. A dog-faced water snake lures a school of archerfish with her wiggling tail, and a macaque swings through the branches in search of mangrove apples. Day and night in the mangrove forest, the hunt is on to find food - and to avoid becoming someone else's...