When Sammy, a young Wilson's warbler, wakes up one frosty August morning near the Arctic Circle in Is This Panama? A Migration Story, he instinctively knows that it's time to make his first migratory journey south to Panama. But there's one problem — where is Panama?
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) has opened its first bilingual exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. "Barro Colorado Island: 100 Years of Discovery and Wonder," STRI's first major exhibition on the National Mall, celebrates 100 years of tropical forest research on Barro Colorado Island in Panama, the world's oldest continuously studied tropical forest.
- 40 pages and illustrations on every page
- Ages 5 to 8, Grades 3 to 5
- 8.9" x 8.9"
- Written by Jan Thornhill
- Illustrated by Soyeon Kim