The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk

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The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk

by Jan Thornhill

First Release:

December 2016

ISBN: 9781554988655

For hundreds of thousands of years, Great Auks thrived in the icy seas of the North Atlantic. But by 1844, not a single one of these magnificent birds was alive. Map. Glossary. Names for the Great Auk. List of extinct species. Resources. References. Full-color illustrations were created digitally.

 
  • ISBN: 9781554988655
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Groundwood
    Page Count: 44
    Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 6.5, Points: 1
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 8.4, Points: 6
    Lexile: Level: 1130L
    Awards & Honors: SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Nonfiction
    Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Science & Health
    Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth, Middle Readers, Nonfiction
    Booklist 2016 Lasting Connections, Science
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Middle Readers
    BCCB 2016 Blue Ribbons, Nonfiction
    Genre: Nonfic
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