Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #5: Rain Forests: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #6: Afternoon on the Amazon

Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #5: Rain Forests: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #6: Afternoon on the Amazon

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Overview

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better.  Track the facts with Jack and Annie!!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #5: Afternoon on the Amazon, they had lots of questions. How much rain falls in a rain forest? What is the world's heaviest insect? What the heck is a sausage tree? Why is it important to preserve the world's rain forests? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs.

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Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books
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Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307975171
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 05/30/2012
Series: Magic Tree House Fact Tracker Series
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,014,439
Lexile: 800L (what's this?)
File size: 76 MB
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Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

WILL OSBORNE and MARY POPE OSBORNE have been married for a number of years and live in northwestern Connecticut with their three dogs, Joey, Mr. Bezo, and Little Bear.
 
Mary is the author of over one hundred books for children, including novels, picture books, biographies, and retellings of fairy tales and world mythologies. Will has worked for many years in the theater as an actor, director, and playwright. Together he and Mary have coauthored two books of Greek mythology and eight Magic Tree House® Fact Trackers. Will has also written a multimedia planetarium show, Magic Tree House Space Mission, and is cocreator with Randy Courts of Magic Tree House: The Musical, a full-scale Broadway-style family musical based on Christmas in Camelot.
 
SAL MURDOCCA has illustrated more than 200 children's trade and text books. He is also a librettist for children's opera, a video artist, an avid runner, hiker, and bicyclist, and a teacher of children's illustration at the Parsons School of Design. Sal lives and works in New York with his wife, Nancy.

Hometown:

Goshen, Connecticut

Date of Birth:

May 20, 1949

Place of Birth:

Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Education:

B.A., University of North Carolina

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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #5: Rain Forests: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #6: Afternoon on the Amazon 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think its great for kids
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book is all about the rainforest,the people living there and the animals to.if you like strange plants and weird animals you will love this book.
n.oyaizu on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
1. Main characterRain forests2. Write the summary of the book.Rain forests are rich and wonderful worlds. They are filled with tall trees, strange animals, giant bugs, and amazing plants. There are rain forests all around the world. Each rain forest has different kinds of plants and creatures living in it.Jaguars are beautiful big cats. Male jaguars can be six feet long and weigh 250-300 pounds. Unlike most cats, jaguars are good swimmers. They swim in rain forest rivers to catch fish, turtles- even crocodiles. Sadly, there are few jaguars left in rain forests. Many have been killed off by hunters for their beautiful fur.Thousands of people live in rain forests around the world. For centuries, they've gotten everything they've needed from plants and animals of the forests. Rain forest people have many things to teach those who live outside the rain forest. They can share knowledge about which plants are good to eat, which are poisonous, and which are good for medicine. Most important, the people of the rain forest can teach others how to take what is needed from the rain forest without destroying it.Rain forests are one of the earth's most valuable resources. But the rain forests of the world are in danger. They are being destroyed very quickly. Every second, an area of rain forest they size of a baseball field is destroyed. Every rain forest is home to some plants and animals that live nowhere else in the world. When a rain forest is destroyed, these plants and animals are destroyed with it.3. Write your feelings about the book in details.Different kinds of fruits, nuts, and other foods from the rain forest might help feed the world's people. New kinds of medicines may be found in rain forest plants that haven't been discovered yet(See p 97).It has a big potential and we shouldn't keep destroying it.4. Write the words, phrases or sentences that impressed you most in the book and explain why they impressed you. Or you could write your questions about the book.Bird-eating tarantulas don't eat birds very often. They are much more likely to eat frogs, snakes, and lizards(See p 58).They can eat birds and snakes!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Kiss your hand three times and post this on three different books.Now look under your pillow.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book blowd me away it tels lots of true and intisting facts LOVE IT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!***********
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Realy great book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hi