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Animal stories : heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom / Jane Yolen with her children, Heidi E.Y. Stemple, Adam Stemple, & Jason Stemple ; illustrated by Jui Ishida.

Yolen, Jane. (Author). Stemple, Heidi E. Y., (author.). Stemple, Adam, (author.). Stemple, Jason, (author.). Ishida, Jui, (illustrator.). National Geographic Society (U.S.) (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426317255 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 1426317255 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781426317262 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1426317263 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 x 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 156-158) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The sled dog who helped save the children of Nome -- The Iditarod Race commemorates the run -- Balanchine's elephants -- The humane treatment of performing animals -- Simon : ship's cat first class -- Other onboard cats -- Keiko, the Orca movie star -- Orca (Orcinus orca), killer whale? -- Daughter of Sunshine -- Altruism in animals -- Owen and Mzee : an unlikely pair -- Other unlikely pairs -- The Capitoline geese : after the battle -- Hoover, the talking seal -- Talking animals -- Greyfriars Bobby : man's best friend -- The elephant whisperer -- Elephant mourners -- Cheri Ami, the pigeon hero -- Homing pigeons : how do they find their way home? -- Washoe, the hand-signing chimp -- Another famous signing chimp -- Christian the lion -- Lions in captivity -- Saving the whales : gray whale -- Seabiscuit, the people's horse -- Why was Seabiscuit so popular? -- Smokey, the firefighting bear -- Was Smokey too good at fire prevention? -- Pale Male, big-city hawk -- Red-tailed haws outside the city -- The last of Lonesome George -- Darwin, evolution, and tortoises -- The Tamworth two -- What is a Tamworth pig?
Summary, etc.:
Presents a collection of true animal stories from different historical periods, including the tales of Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, and Internet sensation Christian the lion.
Target Audience Note:
1050 Lexile.
Subject: Animals > Anecdotes.
Animals > Anecdotes.
Genre: Anecdotes.

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