The Resource Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot, text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop

Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot, text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop

Label
Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot
Title
Kakapo rescue
Title remainder
saving the world's strangest parrot
Statement of responsibility
text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop
Title variation
Saving the world's strangest parrot
Title variation remainder
saving the worlds strangest parrot
Creator
Contributor
Author
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last ninety-one kakapo parrots on earth. Witness the efforts by the New Zealand National Kakapo Recovery Team to restore the near-extinct ground-dwelling parrot population, revealing the Kakapo's endearing nature and the factors that have nearly eliminated their numbers
Member of
Summary
On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth. Originally this bird numbered in the millions before humans brought predators to the islands. Now on the isolated island refuge, a team of scientists is trying to restore the kakapo population
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2011.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2011
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2010
Awards note
  • A Junior Library Guild selection.
  • Sibert Informational Book Award Winner (2011).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
351028
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Montgomery, Sy
Dewey number
639.9/7871
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • photographs
Index
index present
Intended audience
950L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 950
  • 950
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bishop, Nic
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Scientists in the field
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kakapo
  • Kakapo
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
saving the world's strangest parrot
Label
Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot, text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm .
Extent
74 pages
Isbn
9780618494170
Lccn
2009045250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, color map, photographs (chiefly color)
Label
Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot, text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm .
Extent
74 pages
Isbn
9780618494170
Lccn
2009045250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, color map, photographs (chiefly color)

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