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The Clan of the cave bear is the first of Jean Auel's Earth's children series. Ayla, a tall, blond, blue-eyed girl lost her family in an earthquake. She is nurtured and protected by some members of the Clan, but there are those who would cast her out because of her strange and threatening ways. Ayla's adventures 25,000 years ago include details of the world as it might have been.
After being cast out of the Clan that had adopted her as a child by the new leader, Ayla shares a lonely valley with a herd of steppe ponies, harnesses their power, and discovers speech and love with Jondalar, a member of her own race.
Ayla and her young family are welcomed by the Zeladonii and they make a home for themselves in a stone cave, but, while their first priority is to care for her daughter, Jonayla, Ayla and her husband, Jondalar, encounter problems in their new community and Ayla uses her skills to come up with innovations to make life easier as she prepares for her initiation as a Zelandoni.
Ayla and Jondalar continue their epic journey across Ice Age Europe to join Jondalar's people, the Zelandonii, confronting new hardships and perilous challenges along the way. After their epic journey across Europe, Ayla and Jondalar have reached his home, the Ninth Cave of the Zelandonii, the old stone age settlement in the region known today as southwest France. Jondalar's family greet him warmly, but they are initially wary of the beautiful young...
While Scrat the Saber-toothed Squirrel is still trying to find his precious acorn, the misfit trio of Manny the Mammoth, Sid the Sloth and Diego the Sabre-tooth Tiger have settled down in an isolated valley with numerous other animals. However, the trio soon discover that the ice wall surrounding the valley is barely holding back a massive body of water behind it and the melting state threatens to break the wall and flood the valley. With their one...
7) Ice age
Four animals trying to save themselves from the upcoming Ice Age become unlikely heroes. The four reluctantly come together when they have to return a human child to its father while braving the deadly elements. "...visually pleasing...sharp and spirited sense of humor...unconventional, refreshingly peculiar...Recommended."--Video Librarian "Family entertainment at its most bright-eyed and bushy-tailed."--Washington Post "...it will warm your heart...
The Earth is in the grip of a new Ice Age, and when twelve-year-old Eleanor's scientist mother disappears in the Arctic, Eleanor sets off on a dangerous journey to find her--and uncovers a mystery, a crime, and evidence that Earth has been visited by extraterrestrials.
"From the author of Apocalyptic Planet, an unsparing, vivid, revelatory travelogue through prehistory that traces the arrival of the First People in North America twenty thousand years ago and the artifacts that enable us to imagine their lives and fates. Scientists squabble over the locations and dates for human arrival in the New World. The first explorers were few, encampments fleeting. At some point in time, between twenty and forty thousand years...
16) The ice ghost
In the brutal Ice Age caused by the ancient Jemen war, many archaic human species, including Denisovans and Homo erectus, hover on the verge of extinction. There seems no way out, until the greatest Neanderthal holy man, Trogon, has a vision. Legends say the truce that ended the old war left one hostage in the hands of the victorious rebels: the god-like Jemen leader, known as the Old Woman of the Mountain. According to Trogon's vision, only one person...
Scrat's epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on a quest full of comedy and adventure, traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colorful new characters.
18) Ice age
Twenty thousand years ago, as the Earth was being overrun with glaciers, Manny, Diego, Sid and Scrat become a courageous quartet of migrating misfits braving the frozen terrain and embarking on an incredible journey. Creatures everywhere were fleeing the onslaught of the new Ice age.
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