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Southcrop Forest

Environmental fiction for children

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  • Jan 19, 2010
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Southcrop Forest (Lorne Rothman) is a well-done gem of an ecology story for young people, and adults, too.
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review by . January 19, 2010
   This novel is about the trees of Southcrop Forest, a forest in crisis. Reduced to little more than a forest fragment, they are hemmed in on all sides by human sprawl. There is a great feeling of despair, for the trees know that the end is inevitable. Auja, a young oak tree, finds a unique being within its branches. Fur is not your average caterpillar. It is a kind of group-mind being consisting of over 240 separate entities, not seen in Southcrop Forest for the past thousand years. …
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ISBN-10: 0595495885
ISBN-13: 9780595495887
Author: Lorne Rothman
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.
Date Published: 2008
Format: trade Paperback
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