Yossi Ghinsberg was lost! Stranded in the Amazon Rain Forest, he would have to work hard to survive as he battled fire ants, poisonous snakes, mosquitoes, and other predators amidst the dense South American thicket. Written in a gripping narrative style, Rain Forests: Surviving in the Amazon is the story of man struggling against the awesome power of nature. Students will explore the rain forest through Yossi's eyes, as they learn about its topography, and discover its diverse plant and animal life. Yossi finally made it to safety. But will the rain forest itself survive, as human development encroaches on its primal beauty? Full-color photographs, along with a map, diagram, and timeline will inspire every child to become a rain forest advocate.