The boy who drew birds: a story of John James Audubon

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Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Co.,
Pub. Date:
c2004.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 790L
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John James Audubon was a boy who loved the out-of-doors more than the in. He was a boy who believed in studying birds in nature, not just from books. And, in the fall of 1804, he was a boy determined to learn if the small birds nesting near his Pennsylvania home really would return the following spring. This book reveals how the youthful Audubon pioneered a technique essential to our understanding of birds. Capturing the early passion of America's greatest painter of birds, this story will leave young readers listening intently for the call of birds large and small near their own homes.
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ISBN:
9780618243433
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 790L
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subject_facet Animal painters -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Audubon, John James, -- 1785-1851 -- Juvenile literature
Ornithologists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display The boy who drew birds : a story of John James Audubon
title_full The boy who drew birds : a story of John James Audubon / by Jacqueline Davies ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
title_short The boy who drew birds :
title_sub a story of John James Audubon
topic_facet Animal painters
Audubon, John James
Ornithologists