Emily, 10-Year-Old Champion of Rainforest Animals in Need
Cathleen Burnham, Author and Photographer
Crickhollow Books, Nonfiction, Sep. 15, 2018
Series: World Association of Kids and Animals
Suitable for Ages: 7-12
Themes: Global Youth Activism, Nature, Rainforest, Animal Rescue, Baby Sloth, Endangered Wildlife
Opening: High in a tree in a rainforest in Costa Rica, a mother sloth slept, cradling her baby close to her. The mother was sleeping, but the baby was wide awake.
Meet Emily, a 10-year-old girl, who is active in a youth-led conservation program to save rain forest animals in western Costa Rica. She helps care for an orphaned sloth at an animal sanctuary by taking it for walks along a jungle path and participates in other activities to protect local wildlife and their environment.
When Emily arrives at a local youth program, Kids Saving the Rainforest (KSTR), she and her friends…
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Happy Dussehra Everyone – I grew up loving Dussehra or Dasara as we call it. House would be overflowing with all the Dasara dolls, a trip to Mysore to watch the procession. Being super curious about the stories of the dolls. Watching the Maharaja, the Pooja and the Elephants on TV, going to neighbors houses to see who has the best doll collection, eating a lot 🙂