How to Be an Elephant: Growing Up in the African Wild

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How to Be an Elephant: Growing Up in the African Wild

by Katherine Roy

First Release:

December 2017

ISBN: 9781626721784

This nonfiction picture book follows an elephant's growth from a newborn calf to a full-grown adult in one of the most socially and structurally complex family groups on earth. Author’s note. Selected sources. Further reading and resources. Full-color map and illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9781626721784
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Roaring Brook
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 11" x 8 1/2"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 6.9, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 12.9, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: NC1310L
    Awards & Honors: Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Awards 2019 Nominee ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, Middle
    NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Sudents K–12: 2018
    Booklist 2018 Top Ten Books, Sci-Tech
    Capitol Choices 2018, Seven to Ten
    ALA-CBC Building a Home Library Booklist - 2018
    School Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017, Nonfiction
    Horn Book Fanfare List 2017, Nonfiction
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Informational Books for Younger Readers
    Booklist Top of the List Editor’s Choice, Nonfiction Older Readers
    Booklilst Lasting Connections 2017, Science
    Genre: Nonfic
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