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Nature's Green Umbrella (Mulberry books)

by Gail Gibbons

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This book is about tropical rain forests. This book gives you good information about rain forests. It tells you things about rainforests like emergents,canopy and understory. It tells you things about animals to like what climate they need. I like this book because give me information about rain forests. It also told me about how forests of being cut down for wood for spaces roads. ( )
  CooperW8 | Nov 1, 2015 |
Rain forests help create wet climates.
  MGraysonk12 | Mar 19, 2012 |
The book is about the rainforest, trees, and different plants. It is a nonfictional book about different types of plants and trees in forests. It is very interesting and has lots of information that can be used to explain things.
  cegordon | Oct 13, 2009 |
This book is about discovering the tropical rain forest and how important it is to the ecosystem. It also tells all about the animal life that is inside the rain forest. This book has awesome illustrations. It shows pictures of the animals and insects that live in the rainforest and it also shows a map of where the rain forest is located.

Classroom Extension: Draw the life cycle of the rain forest, and also draw a picture of transpiration.
Classroom Extension: How the class discuss why the rain forest is important to the ecosystem and why it should be preserved.
  michellesharp | May 3, 2008 |
Age Approriateness: Primary to Intermediate
Genre: "Nature's Green Umbrella" is filled with tons of information about the Tropical Rainforest and is a great source for children to go to. The information that Gail Gibbons provides in this book is accurate and very useful to students that are learning about Rain Forests. The subjects presented include, climate conditions, animals, plants, and the layers of the Tropical Rainforest. ( )
  missmichelle | Mar 28, 2008 |
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"A scientifically accurate book which depicts the complex world of rain forests in easily understood text and sumptuous illustrations. The geography, climate and ecology of the rain forest are explained and the illustrations teem with the flora and fauna."--Children's Literature. ???

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Describes the climatic conditions of the rain forest as well as the different layers of plants and animals that comprise the ecosystem.

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