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

Author: Sy Montgomery; Nic Bishop
Publisher: Boston : Sandpiper, [2012], ©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: 9780547727349 0547727348 9780618916450 0618916458 9781451778687 1451778686
OCLC Number: 772099679
Notes: Originally published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Childrein in 2009.
Includes index.
Awards: A School Library Journal best book.
A Chicago Public Library Best of the best book.
Booklist editors' list of the Top 10 environmental titles for youth.
An NSTA/CBC Outstanding science trade book.
Description: 74 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 x 28 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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