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The hyena scientist / text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop.

Montgomery, Sy, (author.). Bishop, Nic, 1955- (photographer.).
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  • 5 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza J 599.743 MON (Text) 840191002540041 Auburn Plaza - Children's New Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland J599.743 M788 (Text) 76383000460646 Kids New Shelf, J NF Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville J 599.743 MON (Text) 37323005396794 CHILD_NON Checked out 08/29/2018
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 599.743 MONTGOMERY (Text) 39206021514060 J Non-Fiction In process -
Peabody PL - Columbia City J 599.74 MONTGOMERY (Text) 30403002305290 Childrens - Non-Fiction Available -
Tyson Library - Versailles J 599.74 MON (Text) 31070500495649 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting +599.74 M767 (Text) 51735011887204 Children's department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544635111
  • ISBN: 0544635116
  • Physical Description: 71 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Ernest Hemingway once claimed the hyena is a 'sad yowler, camp-follower, stinking, foul, with jaws that crack the bones the lion leaves, belly dragging, loping away on the brown plain...' Many years later, in the movie The Lion King, Whoopie Goldberg famously voiced the skulking, sulking, hysterically giggling hyena that further cemented the general distaste toward these seemingly cowardly scavengers. But don't let hyenas' bad reputation fool you. As a scientist studying one of the only mammalian societies led entirely by females, zoologist Kay Holekamp has made it her life's work to understand these fascinating, complex creatures that are playful, social, and highly intelligent - almost nothing like the mangy monsters of pop culture lore...The Hyena Scientist sets the record straight about one of history's most hated and misunderstood mammals, while featuring the groundbreaking, pioneering research of a female scientist in a predominately male field."--page 2 of cover.
Target Audience Note:
Age 10-12.
Grade 4 to 6.
Subject: Hyenas > Research > Juvenile literature.
Mammalogists > Juvenile literature.

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