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A man enters the Amazon rainforest with the intent of chopping down a Kapok Tree. But while he sleeps, the forest’s residents whisper in his ear about the secrets of the rainforest. And soon enough, he comes to realize how “all living things depend on one another.” Kids aged four through eight will love reading about the Amazon’s ecology and the fascinating creatures who live there.


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Chilean-American writer Isabel Allende’s first YA novel takes place in the depths of the Amazon Rainforest. Fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold joins his grandmother on the trip of a lifetime to the remote wilds of South America. But while exploring the jungle, Alexander overhears the plot of a greedy entrepreneur. Soon, he is dragged into an adventure, led by a mysterious spirit guide.

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