Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday: Zoo Scientists to the Rescue by Patricia Newman

Zoo Scientists to the Rescue by Patricia Newman. unpgd. Millbrook Press/ Lerner Publishing Group, October 17, 2017. 978151215711.

Publisher synopsis: Go behind the scenes and discover how scientists at three U.S. Zoos are helping wild and captive orangutans, black-footed ferrets, and black rhinoceroses. 

I have been a fan of Patricia Newman every since reading her book, Plastic Ahoy. She writes accessibly and her books are always beautifully designed. I will be using her book, Sea Otter Heroes as a mentor text in a seventh grade research class this coming school year and hope to skype with Ms. Newman. 

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