• Desert Elephants 2011

    The Dogon, Fulani, and Tuareg peoples share land with the last remaining herds of desert elephants. For hundreds of years, the elephants have followed a 300 mile circular path in Mali, West Africa, the longest migration route of any elephant in the world. But what happens when their path through the “Elephants’ Doorway” is blocked?

  • Desert Elephants 2011

  • Desert Elephants 2011

  • Desert Elephants 2011

  • Desert Elephants 2011

    • Farrar Straus Giroux : FSGkidsbooks-Macmillan USA 
    • Hardback ISBN: 9780374317744 (US)
    • NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Book for children 2012
    ... Beautiful drawings enhance both the readers’ cultural understanding and biological understandings. Because of its humanistic approach and its potential for interdisciplinary integration, this book was named an NSTC/CBC Outstanding Trade Book. Readers in elementary and middle school will enjoy it on many levels....

    NSTC/CBC Outstanding Trade Book for Children

    An impressionistic picture of a tough and challenging ecosystem whose challenges are shared by human and elephant (“Talla, like the elephants got water from the small lake among the trees”), and where old traditions of coexistence blend effectively with modern details such as radio broadcasts and pro-conservation wall signage......a vibrant quick introduction to the human and animal milieu of the Sahel.

    Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

    ...unique in its emphasis on the accommodations humans make to facilitate the migration of these huge animals....the visuals do reinforce the theme of cooperation and conservation

    School Library Journal

  • Desert Elephants 2011

  • Desert Elephants 2011

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