What are the best books featuring Amazon rainforest?

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    #1The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

    The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

    The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon is a non-fiction book written by David Grann. This book was published in 2009, and it tells the exploration of Fawcett in 1925.

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    Anonymous
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "I must truly commend David Grann for another turn-pager read. I have never been interested in rainforest issues until I got the chance to sit with this book."
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    #2Mother of God

    Mother of God

    Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon by Paul Rosolie is a non-fiction book about the author's exploration and encounters in the Western Amazon. This was published in 2014.

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    Anonymous
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "Hats off to Rosalie for a well-researched information on the Amazon rainforest. I have always been a fan of outdoors but this one exposed my mind into the wildlife norms. Now I'm curious what it's like to explore the Amazon."
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    #3Journey to the River Sea

    Journey to the River Sea

    Journey to the River Sea is a historical fiction novel written by Eva Ibbotson. It was originally published in 2001, and it narrates the story of the life of an orphaned girl as she lives with her relatives.

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    Anonymous
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "This would be probably filed under books that I will forever treasure in my heart! It perfectly narrated a good balance of adventure and romance haha ♥"
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    #4The Unconquered

    The Unconquered

    The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes is a non-fiction book written by Scott Wallace. In this book, the author highlights the indigenous tribes in the Amazon forest.

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    Anonymous
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "The characters were not quite extraordinary by any mean but I was definitely entertained with the true story of an adventure to the deepest secrets of Amazon. I would rate this one as 4 over 5 stars."
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    #5State of Wonder

    State of Wonder

    State of Wonder is a contemporary fiction written by Ann Patchett, listed as a New York Times bestselling author. With over 300 pages, this novel is published in 2011 by HarperCollins Publishers.

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    Anonymous
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "On top of all the good reads about the Amazon rainforest, I must say that this one is a feel-good read for a while!! :)) "
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    #6The Mapmaker's Wife

    The Mapmaker's Wife

    The Mapmaker's Wife is written by Robert Whitaker, and it is about the expedition of French scientists. It is also a romance story. It was originally published in 2004.

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    Doris Patel
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "In the 18th century, a group of French scientists set off on a decade-long expedition to South America to measure the shape of the earth. One was murdered, another dies from fever, and Jean Godin nearly died of heartbreak. Her survival was proof of human endurance, female resourcefulness, and the power of devotion."
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    #7Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Tree House)

    Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Tree House)

    Afternoon on the Amazon is the sixth book in the Magic Tree House series. This children's fantasy fiction book is written by Mary Pope Osborne and illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca.

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    Ling Ye
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Who doesn't love the Magic Tree House books? In Amazon, Jack and Annie get sucked into an adventure on the Amazon. And the Amazon can be terrifying if you don't know what are you in for! Sweet and funny and action-packed, the Magic Tree House books are sure to satisfy the best (or most reluctant!) reader in your life. "
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    #8The River of Doubt

    The River of Doubt
    The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey is a biography written by Candice Millard on the 26th president of the United States. With over 400 pages, this book is published in 2006 by Anchor Books.

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    Raymond Franklin
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "Theodore Roosevelt is one of the most interesting American Presidents of all time. Not only this he was just a plain interesting human being. This book is based on some of Roosevelt's dark, daunting, and thrilling adventures along a river in the Amazon. A great read involving the man that Smokey the Bear and Teddy Bears came from."
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    #9Don't Sleep, There are Snakes

    Don't Sleep, There are Snakes

    Don't Sleep, There are Snakes is about a small tribe of Amazonian Indians Pirahã in central Brazil. Experiences and discoveries are written by Daniel Everett and his aim to convert the tribe to Christianity.

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    Andy Gu
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "If you want a jungle adventure then this is for sure pick you will want to pick up"
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    #10The Smithsonian Atlas of the Amazon

    The Smithsonian Atlas of the Amazon

    The Smithsonian Atlas of the Amazon is a non-fiction book written by Michael Goulding and Melinda Jorge Gondim Lilly. In this book, the authors discuss some of the unusual tributaries in Amazon.

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    Stephanie Griffin
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "This book covers 13 major tributaries and also contains over 300 vivid pictures with spectacular views of the river and rainforest. It explores black water and why we should be concerned with deforestation and the loss of species. "
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    #11City of the Beasts (Memories of the Eagle and the Jaguar)

    City of the Beasts (Memories of the Eagle and the Jaguar)

    City of the Beasts is a young adult adventure fantasy fiction and the first book in Memories of the Eagle and the Jaguar series written by Isabel Allende. It is published in 2002. 

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    Kelly Stanley
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Isabel Allende enters the world of YA literature with City of the Beasts. As usual, her characters are engaging and her world is magical. Young readers will love this journey into the beauty and majesty of the South American rain forest, and it will surely entice them into reading Allende's adult books. Lucky them!"

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Best What are the best books featuring Amazon rainforest
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the AmazonBooks 35 Paid
2Mother of GodBooks 31 Paid
3Journey to the River SeaBooks 29 Paid
4The UnconqueredBooks 27 Paid
5State of WonderBooks 26 Paid
6The Mapmaker's WifeBooks 24 Paid
7Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Tree House)Books 21 Paid
8The River of DoubtBooks 18 Paid
9Don't Sleep, There are SnakesBooks 17 Paid
10The Smithsonian Atlas of the AmazonBooks 13 Paid
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