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Chasing cheetahs : the race to save Africa's fastest cats / written by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop.

Montgomery, Sy, (author.). Bishop, Nic, 1955- (illustrator., Illustrator).

Available copies

  • 16 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 18 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria j599.759 MON (Text) 37521530533712 AMPL Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola J 599.759 MON (Text) 33118000165040 Children: Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville J 599.75 MON (Text) 32604000217614 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Checked out 10/07/2017
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library J 599.759 MON (Text) 840191002226092 Temporary Children's Nonfiction - Inquire at Staff Desk Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL J 599.75 MON (Text) 38217000513917 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood J 599.75 MON (Text) 36626103520094 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Atlanta Branch J 599.759.a Montgomery, Sy (Text) 78294000248641 J Non-Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch J 599.759.c Montgomery, Sy (Text) 78294000250049 J Non-Fiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library JUV 599.759 MONTGOME (Text) 37500003972987 Kids Fact Books Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch KID ANIMALS MAMMALS BIG.CAT CHEETAH (Text) 37516002004280 KidNF Animals Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780547815497 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0547815492 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 69 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references ([page 67]) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Chapter 1. Meet the ambassadors -- Fast facts on the fastest cats -- Chapter 2. Laurie's story: "somebody" was me -- Chapter 3. Saving cats with dogs -- The goats who help train farmers -- Chapter 4. Messages written in scent -- Taking the measure of a tree -- Chapter 5. Cooking with poop and toasting hair -- Secrets of DNA -- Chapter 6. Game drive -- The crucial role of predators -- Conservancies: sharing the wealth of wildlife -- Chapter 7. Boot camp for cheetahs -- Chapter 8. A checkup for Blondi -- Cheetahs by the numbers -- Chapter 9. A visit to the future -- Laurie's advise for saving the world.
Summary, etc.: Describes the cheetah's essential role in the ecosystem and the ways in which Namibia's Cheetah Conservation Fund is promoting cohabitation between cheetahs and farmers.
Target Audience Note: 1000 Lexile.
Subject: Cheetah Conservation Fund > Juvenile literature.
Cheetah > Africa > Juvenile literature.
Cheetah > Juvenile literature.

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