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Saving the ghost of the mountain : an expedition among snow leopards in Mongolia

Author: Sy Montgomery; Nic Bishop
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, ©2009.
Series: Scientists in the field.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A pale, spotted, almost cloud-like coat makes the snow leopard uncannily invisible in its rocky mountain habitat. Author Sy Montgomery and photographer Nic Bishop accompany conservationist Tom McCarthy and his team as they travel to Mongolia's Altai Mountains to gather data about snow leopard populations in an attempt to save this endangered species.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sy Montgomery; Nic Bishop
ISBN: 9780618916450 0618916458
OCLC Number: 244354535
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2010
Target Audience: Middle School.; 840
Description: 74 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
Series Title: Scientists in the field.
Responsibility: text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop.

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A pale, spotted, almost cloud-like coat makes the snow leopard uncannily invisible in its rocky mountain habitat. Author Sy Montgomery and photographer Nic Bishop accompany conservationist Tom McCarthy and his team as they travel to Mongolia's Altai Mountains to gather data about snow leopard populations in an attempt to save this endangered species.

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