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

Author: Phillip M Hoose
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip M Hoose
ISBN: 9780374304683 0374304688
OCLC Number: 747533437
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Informational Award Honor Book (2013); YALSA Award for Excelleing in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist (2013).
Description: 148 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Meet B95 --
Introduction --
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 --
Source notes --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Picture credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Phillip Hoose.

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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.

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