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A river of dust : the life-giving link between North Africa and the Amazon  Cover Image Book Book

A river of dust : the life-giving link between North Africa and the Amazon / by Jilanne Hoffmann ; illustrated by Eugenia Mello.

Hoffmann, Jilanne, (author.). Mello, Eugenia, (illustrator.).

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  • ISBN: 9781797211756
  • ISBN: 1797211757
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 29 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2023]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"A narrative nonfiction story detailing the long distance that dust from the Sahel in Africa travels across the Atlantic Ocean to replenish life in the Amazon Rainforest. Told from the perspective of dust, A River of Dust takes readers on a journey through vibrantly illustrated landscapes, celebrating the power and wonder of Earth's ecosystems, and showing how these tiny particles are in fact key to the health of our planet"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 5-8 Chronicle Books LLC.
Subject: Atmospheric circulation > Atlantic Ocean > Juvenile literature.
Atmospheric circulation > Africa, North > Juvenile literature.
Mineral dusts > Sahel > Juvenile literature.
Plant nutrients > Amazon River Region > Juvenile literature.
Atmospheric circulation.
Mineral dusts.
Plant nutrients.
Africa, North.
Amazon River Region.
Genre: Informational works.
Creative nonfiction.
Picture books.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ridgefield Library.


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Ridgefield Library EARTH Life J551.51 Hof (Text) 34010155602898 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -


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