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Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea (Scientists in the Field)

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Publisher Comments:

It looks like a bear, but isnand#8217;t one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkeyand#8212; but isnand#8217;t a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but whatand#8217;s a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschieand#8217;s tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guineaand#8217;s cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.
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This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Informational Texts)

Synopsis:

Readers meet the elusive Matschie's tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guinea's cloud forest. Full-color photos.

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:
9780618496419
Author:
Montgomery, Sy
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Photographer:
Bishop, Nic
Author:
Bishop, Nic
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
Matschie's tree kangaroo
Subject:
Dabek, Lisa
Subject:
Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Rare animals
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Scientists in the Field Series
Publication Date:
October 2006
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full-color photographs
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
9 x 11 in 0.78 lb
Age Level:
09-11

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