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The Missing 'Gator of Gumbo Limbo

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Liza Poole lives with her mother in one of the last balanced ecosystems in North America — the Gumbo Limbo Hammock deep within the lush kingdom of the Florida Everglades. Some may think it strange to live outdoors, but Liza feels lucky to live it strange to live outdoors, but Liza feels lucky to live in her small yellow tent amidst tropical birds and exotic plants. And at the center of this natural paradise lies Dajun, the majestic alligator who protects Gumbo Limbo's environment.

Then, one day, a state official arrives with frightening orders. Dajun is scaring people nearby — he must be killed! Liza takes action to save the invaluable 'gator, but suddenly, he is nowhere to be found. Now, she must find Dajun before it's too late, and her search will lead her into the heart of an exciting eco mystery!

Synopsis:

Liza and her mother live in the last balanced ecosystem in North America. While the Gumbo Limbo Hammock in the Florida Everglades is protected by a majestic alligator named Dajun, one day a state official comes in with orders to kill Dajun. Liza must find Dajun and save him, and her search will lead her into an exciting eco-mystery.

About the Author

Jean Craighead George wrote over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and she received a 1960 Newbery Honor for My Side of the Mountain. She continued to write acclaimed picture books that celebrate the natural world. Her other books with Wendell Minor include The Wolves Are Back; Luck; Everglades; Arctic Son; Morning, Noon, and Night; and Galapagos George.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064404341
Foreword:
George, Jean Craighead
Author:
George, Jean Craighead
Author:
by Jean Craighead George
Author:
George, Jean C.
Author:
raighead
Publisher:
HarperTrophy
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Wildlife conservation
Subject:
Social Situations - Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Animals - Alligators & Crocodiles
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - Environment
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - Environment & Ecology
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - Ecology
Subject:
Social Issues - Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Homeless persons
Subject:
Florida
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Alligators and Crocodiles
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Eco Mystery
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.78x5.16x.35 in. .26 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , Liza and her mother live in the last balanced ecosystem in North America. While the Gumbo Limbo Hammock in the Florida Everglades is protected by a majestic alligator named Dajun, one day a state official comes in with orders to kill Dajun. Liza must find Dajun and save him, and her search will lead her into an exciting eco-mystery.

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