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The Chiru of High Tibet: A True Story

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The true gripping story of how scientist George Schaller and four mountain men set out to save the chiru (antelope-like creatures who cannot survive captivity and who live on the high plains of Tibet) from near extinction.

About the Author

Jacqueline Briggs Martin is the author of Snowflake Bentley, winner of the 1999 Caldecott Medal, and The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish, an ALA Notable Book, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book, Riverbank Review Finalist, Notable Social Studies Trade book and winner of The Golden Kite Award for Illustration. She grew up on a farm in Maine much like the one in this story. She lives in Mt. Vernon, Iowa.
 
Linda Wingerter, a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, grew up in a family of artists in rural Maine. She now lives in West Haven, Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618581306
Author:
Martin, Jacqueline
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Illustrator:
Wingerter, Linda
Author:
Martin, Jacqueline Briggs
Author:
Wingerter, Linda
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Chiru - China - Tibet
Subject:
Chang Tang Plateau (China)
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Environmental Studies
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full-color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 1.02 lb
Age Level:
05-08

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