Author: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Illustrator: Byron Barton
Publisher: Macmillan Publisher Co. (pb. Aladdin)
Description: A young boy`s fantasies about what it`s like to move "Out West" lead to an investigation of the Arizona desert to learn what a Gila monster is really like.
Activity Suggestion: Ask students who have recently moved to tell about their experience. What was the hardest part of moving? What do they like best about their new home?
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