Trapped in the Slickrock Canyon

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Beech Tree Books, Oct 1, 1994 - Cousins - 123 pages
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Usually antagonistic, Gina and Justin, twelve-year-old cousins, come to a better understanding of each other during a night trying to survive a flash flood and other dangers in the western mountains.

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User Review  - kebets - LibraryThing

This is another one I read to my students. This is a GREAT read aloud - filled with action and adventure. Justin and Gina are first cousin who despise one another. There is so much cousin rivalary ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mrs. Erica Downs - Goodreads

GR Level: ? NOT AVAILABLE I was given this book because I student taught in the 4th grade and they learn about rocks- so I was looking for some lit to integrate with. It was good- fourth grade material. Read full review


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Author Gloria Skurzynski was born in Duquesne, Pennsylvania in 1930. She was educated at Carlow University. She writes both fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults.She is the author of more than sixty books for young readers. In 1992, her work Almost the Real Thing: Simulation in Your High-Tech World won the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award. She writes the National Geographic National Parks series and the Virtual War Chronologs series.

Daniel San Souci was born in San Franciscoin 1948, and grew up across the Bay in Berkeley, California. He attended the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, California. In 1978, Daniel illustrated his first book, The Legend of Scarface, A Blackfeet Indian Tale, which his brother Robert retold. San Souci is especially highly regarded for his detailed portraits of wildlife. He teaches graduate students at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco, where he is also a member of the Advisory Board. San Souci has won numerous awards, including the New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book for The Legend of Scarface, NSTA-CBC and American Bookseller awards for North Country Night, which he also wrote, and many others. Over his twenty-year career as an author and illustrator, he has published nearly fifty children's books, including thirteen with his brother, Robert.

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