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Mrs. Harkness and the panda / written by Alicia Potter ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

Potter, Alicia. (Author). Sweet, Melissa, 1956- (illustrator.).
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  • 55 of 57 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 57 total copies.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch ET 599.789 POT (Text) 34207001862045 Juv Non-Fiction Easy Tall Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron j599.789 POT (Text) 75253000047176 Juvenile Non-fiction Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria j599.789 POT (Text) 37521530337502 AMPL Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville C PO (Text) 34706001415076 Childrens Checked out 03/25/2019
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J 599.789 POT (Text) 38209000776917 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown J 599.789 P866 (Text) 79361000088123 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola J 599.789 POT (Text) 33118000157643 Children: Nonfiction Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J 599.7 POT (Text) 76895000177719 2nd Floor Children's Nonfiction Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville J 599.789 (Text) 78321000021663 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Culver Elementary School 599.789 POT (Text) 72456000203600 500 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780375844485
  • ISBN: 0375844481
  • ISBN: 9780375944482 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0375944486 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780605827554 (Perma-Bound)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2012]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
Traces the story of a 1930s female adventurer who brought America its first panda bear, describing how she inherited a seemingly impossible expedition from her explorer husband and defied period conventions to travel up the Yangtze River and into the wilderness to bring back an adorable panda cub she named Su Lin, which means "a little bit of something cute."
Target Audience Note:
AD 610 Lexile.
Awards Note:
Young Hoosier Book Picture Book Award nominee, 2014-2015.
Subject: Harkness, Ruth > Juvenile literature.
Harkness, Ruth.
Giant panda > Juvenile literature.
Wild animal collecting > China > Juvenile literature.
Giant panda.
Wild animal collecting > China.

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