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THE RACE TO SAVE THE LORD GOD BIRD (THE BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK AWARD) - Hoose, Phillip
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THE RACE TO SAVE THE LORD GOD BIRD (THE BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK AWARD) - hardcover

2004, ISBN: 9780374361730

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 2004. Hardcover. 0374361738 . A few bent corners. DJ shows slight wear. No markings at all. Library sticker on front of DJ. Otherwise, like new. ; 1.1 x 9.6 x 8.9 Inches; 208 pages; <div>The tragedy of extinction is explained through the dramatic story of a legendary bird, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, and of those who tried to possess it, paint it, shoot it, sell it, and, in a last-ditch effort, save it. A powerful saga that sweeps through two hundred years of history, it introduces artists like John James Audubon, bird collectors like William Brewster, and finally a new breed of scientist in Cornell's Arthur A. "Doc" Allen and his young ornithology student, James Tanner, whose quest to save the Ivory-bill culminates in one of the first great conservation showdowns in U.S. history, an early round in what is now a worldwide effort to save species. As hope for the Ivory-bill fades in the United States, the bird is last spotted in Cuba in 1987, and Cuban scientists join in the race to save it.<br> <br>All this, plus Mr. Hoose's wonderful story-telling skills, comes together to give us what David Allen Sibley, author of <i>The Sibley Guide to Birds</i> calls "the most thorough and readable account to date of the personalities, fashions, economics, and politics that combined to bring about the demise of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker."<br></div> ., Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004

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Holt McDougal Library: The Race to Save the Lord God Bird (Hardback) Grades 6-8 (The Boston Globe-Horn Book Award  (Awards)) - Phillip M Hoose
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The tragedy of extinction is explained through the dramatic story of a legendary bird, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, and of those who tried to possess it, paint it, shoot it, sell it, and, in a last-ditch effort, save it. A powerful saga that sweeps through two hundred years of history, it introduces artists like John James Audubon, bird collectors like William Brewster, and finally a new breed of scientist in Cornell's Arthur A. "Doc" Allen and his young ornithology student, James Tanner, whose quest to save the Ivory-bill culminates in one of the first great conservation showdowns in U.S. history, an early round in what is now a worldwide effort to save species. As hope for the Ivory-bill fades in the United States, the bird is last spotted in Cuba in 1987, and Cuban scientists join in the race to save it.All this, plus Mr. Hoose's wonderful story-telling skills, comes together to give us what David Allen Sibley, author of The Sibley Guide to Birds calls "the most thorough and readable account to date of the personalities, fashions, economics, and politics that combined to bring about the demise of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker."The Race to Save the Lord God Bird is the winner of the 2005 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Nonfiction and the 2005 Bank Street - Flora Stieglitz Award. children's,children's books,ecology,education and reference,science and technology,teen and young adult,9 - 12 years Teen & Young Adult, Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2004 Fine in Very Good dj; large hardcover, collectible, signed/inscribed by author; glossy pictorial boards, pictorial eps., as-new text block. Pictorial dj has half-inch closed tear base of spine, neatly taped on the inside. The story of the endangered Ivory-billed Woodpecker, and of the tragedy of threatened extinction. Black and white photos throughout. . Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Collectible., Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2004

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The Race to Save the Lord God Bird
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Hoose, Phillip M.

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The Race to Save the Lord God Bird

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The tragedy of extinction is explained through the powerful, dramatic story of a legendary bird--the ivory-billed woodpecker--and of those who have tried to possess it, shoot it, and, in a last-ditch effort, save it over a 200-year span.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780374361730
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0374361738
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 2004
Publisher: FARRAR STRAUS & GIROUX
196 Pages
Weight: 0,966 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780374361730

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0-374-36173-8, 978-0-374-36173-0


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