Level 6 Unit 24
Theme: Writing Form: Description


Oil Spill
by Laurence Pringle
The author describes the damage
done by oil spills to wildlife and
the environment.
Where the Flame Trees
by Alma Flor Ada
The author remembers her
childhood growing up in Cuba.


The Great Midwest Flood
by Carole G. Vogel
A description of the 1993 flood
that devastated the Midwest.
My Palace of Leaves in
by Marybeth Lorbiecki
A girl describes her life in a war-
torn country.


The Black Pearl
by Scott O'Dell
A young diver describes a
magnificent jewel and the monster
guarding it.
To the Top of the World
by Jim Brandenburg
The author describes his
experiences studying the Arctic
white wolf.


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