Books by Francine Jacobs

LONESOME GEORGE THE GIANT TORTOISE by Francine Jacobs
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"An appealing picture-book introduction to ecology—and an unusual animal. (Web sites) (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
Jacobs offers a story based on the true story of George, a giant land tortoise from Pinta Island in the Galapagos. Read full book review >
ADVENTURE
Released: May 4, 1994

"Photos and index not seen. (Biography. 10-14)"
A portrait of the turn-of-the-century explorer, scientist, author, and all-round Norwegian öbermensch. Read full book review >
THE TAINOS by Francine Jacobs
FICTION
Released: April 29, 1992

"Map, illustrations, and index not seen. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
A tightly focused account of the origins, migrations, culture, and tragic demise of the indigenous people on the islands Columbus named San Salvador and Hispaniola. Read full book review >