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For the birds : the life of Roger Tory Peterson

Author: Peggy Thomas; Laura Jacques
Publisher: Honesdale, PA : Calkins Creek, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A bird-crazy kid with an artist's eye grows up and introduces the world to the joys of bird watching.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Roger Tory Peterson; Roger Tory Peterson; Roger Tory Peterson; Roger Tory Peterson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Thomas; Laura Jacques
ISBN: 9781590787649 1590787641
OCLC Number: 827701149
Awards: Winner of National Outdoor Book Awards (Children's) 2012
Short-listed for Charlotte Award (Intermediate/Grades 3-5) 2014
Short-listed for Alabama Camellia Award (Grades 6-8) 2013
Target Audience: AD 1010
Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Peggy Thomas ; illustrated by Laura Jacques.

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A bird-crazy kid with an artist's eye grows up and introduces the world to the joys of bird watching.

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"An excellent addition to the 'sense of wonder' shelf." --Kirkus Reviews "Biographical information, touching on such things as [Peterson's] three marriages, is appended, along with a note on The Read more...

 
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