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Moonbird : a year on the wind with the great survivor B95

Moonbird

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Farrar Straus Giroux, Volume 1st, New York, p.148 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr QL696 .C48 H66 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10102060

Keywords:

Bird watching, Bird watching--Juvenile literature, Birds--Migration, Red knot--Juvenile literature, Red knot--Migration, Red knot--Migration--Juvenile literature, Sandpipers, Water birds

Abstract:

Contents: Super bird (profile: Clive Minton) -- The Flight machine (profile: Patricia Gonzalez) -- Showdown at Delaware Bay (profile: Brian Harrington) -- Twinkling and trapping -- The Arctic breeding grounds (profile: Amanda Dey) -- Mingan: the bellwether site (profile: Guy Morrison and Ken Ross) -- Southbound: closing the circuit -- Extinction is forever (profile: Mike Hudson) -- Appendix : What you can do.; Summary: Documents the survival tale of an intrepid shorebird who has endured annual migrations between Argentina and the Canadian Arctic throughout the course of a long lifetime while his species continues to decline.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Awards: Robert F. Sibert Informational Award Honor Book (2013); YALSA Award for Excelleing in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist (2013); Lexile measure 1150; Ages 10 and up