Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95

by Phillip Hoose

First Release:

October 2012

ISBN: 9780374304683

Annually, for over fifteen years, B95, a red knot rufa, has flown from Tieara del Fuego, Argentina, to the Canadian Arctic, a journey of over 9,000 miles each way. “What You Can Do” appendix. Source notes. Bibliography. Index. Maps. Black-and-white and full-color photographs.

  • ISBN: 9780374304683
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    Page Count: 160
    Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 9 1/2"
    Dewey Classification: 598.072/34
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 7.9, Points: 5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 11.5, Points: 9
    Lexile: Level: 1150L
    Awards & Honors: NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2013; 2013 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, Finalist; SLJ Best Children’s Books 2012, Nonfiction; Horn Book Fanfare 2012, Nonfiction; Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Books of 2012; Booklist Editors’ Choice Books for Youth, 2012: Nonfiction, Older Readers; Bulletin Blue Ribbon 2012, Nonfiction; Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2012, Science & Health; Booklist Lasting Connections of 2012, Science; 2013 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book; Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2013, Sustainability; 2013 Green Earth Award Winner, Young Adult Nonfiction; 2012 Cybils Award Finalist, Nonfiction for Tweens and Teens; Los Angeles Public Library Best of 2012 Children’s Books; ALSC 2013 Notable Children’s Books, Middle Readers; 2013 Notable Children’s Books in the English Language Arts; 2013 Green Earth Book Award, Winner, Young Adult Fiction; 2013 John Burroughs Riverby Award
    Genre: Nonfic
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