One Day in the Desert
Publication Date: April 12, 1996
Other Editions of This Title: Prebound
Categories: Action & Adventure - General
A wounded mountain lion moves from his mountain habitat to a Papago Indian hut in Arizonas Sonoran desert during a record-breaking July day. All creation adapts to the blistering heat until a cloudburst causes a flash flood. With a measured yet vivid style, this introduction to desert ecology makes a memorable impact." SLJ.
Jean Craighead George was the author of more than eighty books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and her novel My Side of the Mountain was a Newbery Honor Book in 1960. She will always be known for her acclaimed picture books and novels that celebrate the natural world.