Where Is the Amazon? (Where Is?)

by Sarah Fabiny (Author) Daniel Colon (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
Series: Where Is?

Without risking life or limb, readers can explore the wonders and beauty of the Amazon in this Where Is...? title.

Human beings have inhabited the banks of the Amazon River since 13,000 BC and yet they make up just a small percentage of the "population" of this geographic wonderland. The Amazon River basin teems with life--animal and plant alike. It's a rainforest that is home to an estimated 390 billion individual trees, 2.5 million species of insects, and hundreds of amazing creatures and plants that can either cure diseases, or, like the poison dart frog, kill with a single touch.

Where Is the Amazon? reveals the amazing scale of a single rainforest that we are still trying to understand today and that, in many ways, supports our existence on this planet.

Select format:

More books in the series - See All

Sarah Fabiny
Sarah Fabiny has written several Who Was? titles, including biographies of Beatrix Potter, Frida Kahlo, Rachel Carson, and Gloria Steinem.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
May 24, 2016
Where Is?
BISAC categories
JUV029010 - Juvenile Fiction | Nature & the Natural World | Environment
Library of Congress categories
Natural history
Environmental conditions
Rain forests
Discovery and exploration
Amazon River Region
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Envi
Amazon River
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Carib

Subscribe to our delicious e-newsletter!