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Cubs in the tub : the true story of the Bronx Zoo's first woman keeper / Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Julie Downing.

Fleming, Candace, (author.). Downing, Julie, (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jB MAR (Text) 37521530988387 AMPL Juvenile New Nonfiction Shelf Available -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora J 590.73 FLE (Text) 50825010776358 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch JB.c Martini, Helen (Text) 78294000275438 J New Biography Available -
Union Co PL - Liberty E Fle (Text) 34194001210492 E Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting ++FIC FLE (Text) 51735012065677 Children's department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780823443185
  • ISBN: 0823443183
  • Physical Description: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 29cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Holiday House, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Neal Porter Books."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"Readers are told the story of Helen Martini's care for lion and tiger cubs, and her emergence as the Bronx Zoo's first woman zookeeper"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8 Holiday House.
Grades 2-3 Holiday House.
Subject: Martini, Helen > Juvenile literature.
Zoo keepers > Women > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
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Candace Fleming is the author of more than twenty distinguished books for children including The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia, winner of, among other awards, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction. She received the NCTE Orbus Pictus Award and a Sibert Honor for Giant Squid. Her most recent book with Holiday House is Honeybee. She lives in Chicago.

Julie Downing has illustrated over forty-five picture books including The Fire Keeper's Son, Tessa Takes Wing and First Mothers. She has won many awards including a Parents Choice Award, the New York Public Library's Best Books Award, APAAL Best Illustrated Book and the Irma Black Silver Medal. Her work has been featured in the SCBWI Original Art Show.
Julie teaches illustration to undergraduate and graduate students at the Academy of Art University. She lives in San Francisco.


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