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The Resource The race to save the Lord God Bird, Phillip Hoose

The race to save the Lord God Bird, Phillip Hoose

Label
The race to save the Lord God Bird
Title
The race to save the Lord God Bird
Statement of responsibility
Phillip Hoose
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of the ivory-billed woodpecker's extinction in the United States, describing the encounters between this species and humans, and discussing what these encounters have taught us about preserving endangered creatures
Summary
Tells the story of the ivory-billed woodpecker's extinction in the United States, describing the encounters between this species and humans, and discussing what these encounters have taught us about preserving endangered creatures
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction, 2005.
  • Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, 2005.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 9-12, 2006.
  • Lupine Award (Maine), 2004.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Non-Fiction, 2004.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
132133
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
598.7/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1150
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
QL696.P56
LC item number
H66 2004
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1150
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The race to save the Lord God Bird, Phillip Hoose
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Melanie Kroupa Books."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Bird of the sixth wave -- Prologue: Hostage - February 1809 -- Specimen 60803 - February 2002 -- Audubon on the ivory-billed Frontier - 1820-1835 -- "Road to wealth leads through the south" - 1865-1900 -- Two collectors - 1892-1894 -- Plume war - 1870-1920 -- Learning to Think like a bird - 1914-1934 -- Shooting with a mike - 1935 -- Camp Ephilus - 1935 -- Wanted: America's Rarest bird - 1937-1939 -- Last ivory-bill forest - December 1937-October 1938 -- Race to save the lord god bird - 1941-1943 -- Visiting with Eternity - 1943-1944 -- Carpintero real: Between science and magic - 1985-1987 -- Return of the ghost bird? - 1986-2002 -- Maps: Collapsing forest -- Mapping the loss of ivory-bill habitat -- Epilogue: Hope, hard work, and a crow named Betty - Twenty-first century and beyond -- Important dates for the protection of birds, especially the ivory-billed woodpecker -- Glossary -- Sources -- Acknowledgments -- Picture credits -- Index
Control code
14331050
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9780374361730
Lccn
2003049049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (PPL)8315F3FBC5254E288A56F136F225F383
  • (OCoLC)ocm52593996
  • (OCoLC)52593996
Label
The race to save the Lord God Bird, Phillip Hoose
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Melanie Kroupa Books."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Bird of the sixth wave -- Prologue: Hostage - February 1809 -- Specimen 60803 - February 2002 -- Audubon on the ivory-billed Frontier - 1820-1835 -- "Road to wealth leads through the south" - 1865-1900 -- Two collectors - 1892-1894 -- Plume war - 1870-1920 -- Learning to Think like a bird - 1914-1934 -- Shooting with a mike - 1935 -- Camp Ephilus - 1935 -- Wanted: America's Rarest bird - 1937-1939 -- Last ivory-bill forest - December 1937-October 1938 -- Race to save the lord god bird - 1941-1943 -- Visiting with Eternity - 1943-1944 -- Carpintero real: Between science and magic - 1985-1987 -- Return of the ghost bird? - 1986-2002 -- Maps: Collapsing forest -- Mapping the loss of ivory-bill habitat -- Epilogue: Hope, hard work, and a crow named Betty - Twenty-first century and beyond -- Important dates for the protection of birds, especially the ivory-billed woodpecker -- Glossary -- Sources -- Acknowledgments -- Picture credits -- Index
Control code
14331050
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9780374361730
Lccn
2003049049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (PPL)8315F3FBC5254E288A56F136F225F383
  • (OCoLC)ocm52593996
  • (OCoLC)52593996

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