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  • Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Description: 74 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 950

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  • 9780618494170
  • 0618494170

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Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot

by Montgomery, Sy.

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Call number: Y 639.978 Mo

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth

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Traces the efforts of New Zealand's 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.

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compelling story, weak science

This isn't as strong on the science content as many of the books in the "Scientists in the Field" series. However, it has a really strong and compelling storyline that is sure to keep most readers engaged.

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