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A passion for elephants: the real life adventure of field scientist Cynthia Moss

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Publisher:
Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC,
Pub. Date:
[2015]
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
NC: Non-Conforming 1030L
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A science and nature biography of Cynthia Moss, the elephant expert, by the author of Caldecott Honor bookaOne Cool Friend Cynthia Moss was never afraid of BIG things. As a kid, she loved to ride through the countryside on her tall horse. She loved to visit faraway places. And she especially loved to learn about nature and the world around her. So when Cynthia traveled to Africa and met the world's most ENORMOUS land animal, the African elephant, at Amboseli National Park in Kenya, she knew she had found her life's work. Cynthia has spent years learning everything she can about elephants and sharing these fascinating creatures with the world. She is a scientist, nature photographer, and animal-rights activist, fighting against the ivory poachers who kill so many elephants for their tusks. This lyrical and accessible picture book gives kids a glimpse of what scientists do in the real world and inspires them to dream of accomplishing BIG things.
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ISBN:
9780399187254
Reading Level:
LG
Level 5.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
NC: Non-Conforming 1030L
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Grouped Work ID 059403a5-c42f-1ec3-6c3a-c2a968a959c7
Full title passion for elephants the real life adventure of field scientist cynthia moss
Author buzzeo toni
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 23:18:59PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-26 01:39:42AM

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subject_facet African elephant -- Kenya -- Amboseli National Park -- Juvenile literature, Amboseli National Park (Kenya) -- Juvenile literature, Moss, Cynthia -- Juvenile literature
title_display A passion for elephants : the real life adventure of field scientist Cynthia Moss
title_full A passion for elephants : the real life adventure of field scientist Cynthia Moss / by Toni Buzzeo ; illustrated by Holly Berry
title_short A passion for elephants :
title_sub the real life adventure of field scientist Cynthia Moss
topic_facet African elephant, Moss, Cynthia