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Saving the Ghost of the Mountain: An Expedition Among Snow Leopards in Mongolia (Scientists in the Field)

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Publisher Comments:

Dr. Kimberly Stewart, also known as the Turtle Lady of St. Kitts, is already waiting at midnight when an 800-pound leatherback sea turtle crawls out of the Caribbean surf and onto the sandy beach. The mother turtle has a vital job to do: dig a nest in which she will lay eggs that will hatch into part of the next generation of leatherbacks. With only one in a thousand of the eggs for this critically endangered species resulting in an adult sea turtle, the odds are stacked against her and her offspring. Join the renowned author and photographer Steve Swinburne on a journey through history to learn how sea turtles came to be endangered, and what scientists like Kimberly are doing to save them. For the complete selection of books in this critically acclaimed, award-winning series, visit www.sciencemeetsadventure.com. and#160;

Synopsis:

An amazing scientific journey through Mongolia inand#160;search ofand#160;elusive snow leopards as told by the bestselling nonfiction author and photographer teamand#160;ofand#160;Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop. A can't miss addition toand#160;the paperback collection of Scientist in the Field titles.

Synopsis:

Yellow blood, silk of steel, skeletons on the outside! These amazing attributes dont belong to comic book characters or alien life forms, but to Earths biggest and hairiest spiders: tarantulas. Here you are invited to follow Sam Marshall, spider scientist extraordinaire (hes never been bitten), as he explores the dense rainforest of French Guiana, knocking on the doors of tarantula burrows, trying to get a closer look at these incredible creatures. Youll also visit the largest comparative spider laboratory in America—where close to five hundred live tarantulas sit in towers of stacked shoeboxes and plastic containers, waiting for their turn to dazzle and astound the scientists who study them.

Synopsis:

Seahorses areand#160;amongand#160;the oceanand#8217;s smallest, oddest, andand#160;most charming fishes. But they are in troubleand#8212;their populations are dwindling.and#160;Project Seahorse, now in paperback, delivers a vivid,and#160;fishand#8217;s eye-view ofand#160;conservation efforts toand#160;protect these amazing creatures and theand#160;fragileand#160;coral reefs they call home.and#160;and#160;and#160;

Synopsis:

This compelling addition to the award-winning Scientists in the Field series explores the leatherback sea turtle's remarkable natural history and recounts the extraordinary efforts by scientists trying to save them.

Synopsis:

*andquot;Another splendid demonstration of the work of Scientists in the Field.andrdquo;andmdash;Kirkus Reviews, starred review
and#160;
With their pony-shaped faces,and#160;fluttery swimming style, and pregnant fathers, seahorses areand#160;one of theand#160;oceanand#39;s mostand#160;unusual fish. Unfortunately,and#160;overfishing, pollution, and climate change are threatening their survival. In ProjectSeahorse, the author Pamela S. Turner and the photographer Scott Tuason brilliantly show and tell the story ofand#160;howand#160;conservationists andand#160;villagers in the Philippinesand#160;are coming together toand#160;protect these oddly charming creatures,and#160;their coral reefand#160;habitat,and#160;and the livelihood of local fishing families.and#160;
and#160;

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It looks like a bear, but isnt one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey— but isnt a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but whats a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschies tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guineas cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.

About the Author

Sy Montgomery is an author,andnbsp;naturalist, newspaper columnist,andnbsp;scriptwriter, and radio commentator who writes award-winning books for children as well as adults. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire.andnbsp;Visit her website at symontgomery.com.
andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Syandnbsp;Montgomery and photographer Nic Bishop won theandnbsp;Sibert Medal in 2011andnbsp;for their collaborative work on Kakapo Rescue:andnbsp;Saving the World's Strangest Parrot,andnbsp;another Scientist in the Field title.andnbsp;andnbsp;

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547727349
Author:
Montgomery, Sy
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Author:
Bishop, Nic
Author:
Swinburne, Stephen R.
Author:
Turner, Pamela S.
Author:
Tuason, Scott
Subject:
Animals - Cats
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Animals - Insects Spiders etc.
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Subject:
Animals - Marine Life
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Scientists in the Field Series
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color Photographs
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
9 x 11 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 10 up to 14

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Product details 80 pages Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) - English 9780547727349 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
An amazing scientific journey through Mongolia inand#160;search ofand#160;elusive snow leopards as told by the bestselling nonfiction author and photographer teamand#160;ofand#160;Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop. A can't miss addition toand#160;the paperback collection of Scientist in the Field titles.
"Synopsis" by ,
Yellow blood, silk of steel, skeletons on the outside! These amazing attributes dont belong to comic book characters or alien life forms, but to Earths biggest and hairiest spiders: tarantulas. Here you are invited to follow Sam Marshall, spider scientist extraordinaire (hes never been bitten), as he explores the dense rainforest of French Guiana, knocking on the doors of tarantula burrows, trying to get a closer look at these incredible creatures. Youll also visit the largest comparative spider laboratory in America—where close to five hundred live tarantulas sit in towers of stacked shoeboxes and plastic containers, waiting for their turn to dazzle and astound the scientists who study them.
"Synopsis" by , Seahorses areand#160;amongand#160;the oceanand#8217;s smallest, oddest, andand#160;most charming fishes. But they are in troubleand#8212;their populations are dwindling.and#160;Project Seahorse, now in paperback, delivers a vivid,and#160;fishand#8217;s eye-view ofand#160;conservation efforts toand#160;protect these amazing creatures and theand#160;fragileand#160;coral reefs they call home.and#160;and#160;and#160;
"Synopsis" by ,
This compelling addition to the award-winning Scientists in the Field series explores the leatherback sea turtle's remarkable natural history and recounts the extraordinary efforts by scientists trying to save them.
"Synopsis" by ,
*andquot;Another splendid demonstration of the work of Scientists in the Field.andrdquo;andmdash;Kirkus Reviews, starred review
and#160;
With their pony-shaped faces,and#160;fluttery swimming style, and pregnant fathers, seahorses areand#160;one of theand#160;oceanand#39;s mostand#160;unusual fish. Unfortunately,and#160;overfishing, pollution, and climate change are threatening their survival. In ProjectSeahorse, the author Pamela S. Turner and the photographer Scott Tuason brilliantly show and tell the story ofand#160;howand#160;conservationists andand#160;villagers in the Philippinesand#160;are coming together toand#160;protect these oddly charming creatures,and#160;their coral reefand#160;habitat,and#160;and the livelihood of local fishing families.and#160;
and#160;
"Synopsis" by ,
It looks like a bear, but isnt one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey— but isnt a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but whats a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschies tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guineas cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.
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