Synopses & Reviews
Intriguing facts about the plants, animals, and landscape of the Southwest. Suggested reading and activities engage active minds, young and older.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 99) and index.
About the Author
SUSAN J. TWEIT is an award-winning author whose passionate articulation of humans x2019; relationship with the x201C;community of the land x201D; x2014;nature and the landscapes we love x2014;has earned her accolades that include a Silver Eddie, the Oscar of magazine awards, for x201C;The Last Refuge x201D; in National Parks magazine, and a spot on the Denver Post x2019;s x201C;Colorado Voices x201D; panel x2014;twice. Her eleven books include Colorado Less Traveled, a finalist for the Colorado Book Awards, and The San Luis Valley: Sand Dunes and Sandhill Cranes, hailed as x201C;a joy to read x201D; by High Country News. Tweit writes a weekly column, x201C;Nature of Life, x201D; for her local paper, the Mountain Mail. She also records and produces this material for broadcast on KHEN-FM, her local community radio, and as podcasts on her Web site, susanjtweit.com.