The Noble Yangtze
From the Set Geography of the World
Follow the Yangtze as it winds its ways nearly four thousand miles through China and through thousands of years of history. Young readers will learn about the people, plants, and animals that are dependent on the Yangtze and about the future of this noble river.
- The Course of the River
- Plants and Animals
- The Yangtze, Past and Present
- A Useful River
- People along the River
- Looking to the Future
- A Yangtze River Almanac
- The Yangtze River in the News
- How to Learn More about the Yangtze River
Author: Charnan Simon
Charnan Simon has a BA in English literature from Carleton College and an MA in English literature from the University of Chicago. She has been an editor at both Cricket and Click magazines and has written more than 50 books for young readers. Ms. Simon lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband Tom, their daughters, Ariel and Hana, Sam the dog, and Lily and Luna the cats.