April is the month when the chickaree must nurture her newborn babies while defending her territory and her storehouses at the same time. It is a difficult task, especially when her best weapon is an explosive voice. In Thirteen Moons-a spellbinding wildlife series-Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured thirteen North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival. From the lush Florida Everglades to the snowy Alaskan tundra, this series explores the intricate relationships among animals, plants, and the ever-changing environment in which they live. A favorite of adults and children alike, George's entertaining and educational tales of nature alive and in action-Julie, Shark Beneath the Reef and Julie of the Wolves -have thrilled listeners for a generation. Barbara Caruso's inspired narration captures the vitality of life in the wild, and will leave you cheering for the feisty chickaree.
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by Jean Craighead George
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