Entries Tagged as 'Raptors'

Peregrine’s Sky

April 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Peregrine’s Sky traces the early life of a young peregrine falcon and her family. From Peregrine’s parents’ mating rituals to her early moments out of her shell (and her loud brothers) to the nerve wracking moments of her uncertain first flight, this story is richly informative about this once-endangered species (peregrines […]

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Old Abe, Eagle Hero

August 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN You don’t hear much historical lore about bald eagles outside of them being known as the United States’ national bird, and even that was famously contested by Benjamin Franklin’s favoritism for the American turkey. Old Abe, Eagle Hero brings history to life and shows readers the importance of mascots in […]

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Endangered Animals

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY This hardcover book from Flowerpot Press talks about the natural history, conservation status, and threats to endangered animals all over the world.  In addition to discussing environmental threats, such as toxic fertilizers that threaten endangered raptors and the effect of climate change on polar bears, this book talks about ways that […]

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