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Hawk mother : the story of a red-tailed hawk who hatched chickens

Author: Kara Hagedorn
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Web of Life Children's Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English
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What happens when two baby chickens find themselves in a nest with a hawk? Don't hawks usually eat chickens? Sunshine, a red-tailed hawk, can no longer fly free. But her instinct to be a mother is so strong that she builds a nest in her aviary every spring and lays two infertile eggs. One year, Kara, her caretaker, decides to try something different. She gives Sunshine two chicken eggs. Join zoologist Kara Hagedorn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kara Hagedorn
ISBN: 9780988330375 0988330377
OCLC Number: 1003325694
Target Audience: Ages 5-9.; 650L; Structure indicator: 90 (high); Syntactic indicator: 100 (very high); Semantic indicator: 100 (very high); Decoding indicator: 80 (high)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 27 cm
Other Titles: Story of a red-tailed hawk who hatched chickens
Responsibility: Kara Hagedorn.

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What happens when two baby chickens find themselves in a nest with a hawk? Don't hawks usually eat chickens? Sunshine, a red-tailed hawk, can no longer fly free. But her instinct to be a mother is so strong that she builds a nest in her aviary every spring and lays two infertile eggs. One year, Kara, her caretaker, decides to try something different. She gives Sunshine two chicken eggs. Join zoologist Kara Hagedorn and Sunshine to find out what happens in this delightful story of interspecies cooperation.

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"Zoologist Hagedorn tells the story of Sunshine, a red-tailed hawk she adopted after the bird was shot by a hunter and left incapable of surviving in the wild. In plainspoken present-tense narration, Read more...

 
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