The Resource Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot, text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop

Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot, text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop

Label
Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot
Title
Kakapo rescue
Title remainder
saving the world's strangest parrot
Statement of responsibility
text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop
Title variation
Saving the world's strangest parrot
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth. Originally this bird numbered in the millions before humans brought predators to the islands. Now on the isolated island refuge, a team of scientists is trying to restore the kakapo population
Member of
Awards note
  • Children's notable books, 2011.
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2011.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Montgomery, Sy
Dewey number
639.9/7871
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
950
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 3-5
LC call number
QL696.P7
LC item number
M79 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 6.4
  • 7.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bishop, Nic
Series statement
Scientists in the field
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kakapo
  • Kakapo
  • Parrots
  • Kakapo
  • Parrots
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot, text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 73) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn441151975
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
74 pages
Isbn
9780618494170
Lccn
2009045250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
639.978 M767 ; XX-JN ; RW2011 ; SJ ; HMH ; AW1102NG.
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 441151975
  • (Sirsi) 441151975
  • (OCoLC)441151975
Label
Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot, text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 73) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn441151975
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
74 pages
Isbn
9780618494170
Lccn
2009045250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
639.978 M767 ; XX-JN ; RW2011 ; SJ ; HMH ; AW1102NG.
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 441151975
  • (Sirsi) 441151975
  • (OCoLC)441151975

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