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The Bat Scientists - (Scientists in the Field (Paperback)) by Mary Kay Carson (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 80

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Animals

Series Title: Scientists in the Field (Paperback)

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: Mammals

Author: Mary Kay Carson

Language: English

Street Date: August 13, 2013
TCIN: 77264083
UPC: 9780544104938
Item Number (DPCI): 247-53-2511

Description

"Whether describing the physics of echolocation or the present crisis of white-nose syndrome, Carson encourages readers to rethink stereotypes about creatures once scorned as flying vermin and shows how intricately their survival is tied to our own."--Booklist, starred review

"A strong scientific look at a unique and often unloved mammal and the scientists who happily investigate them"--School Library Journal

Praise for Emi and the Rhino Scientist A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year
A Parent's Choice Award Winner in Non-Fiction
A Booklist Top 10 Sci-Tech Books for Youth 2008A Booklist Top 10 Books on the Enviroment for Youth 2008
A Junior Library Guild Selection
* "Top-notch nonfiction...A captivating telescopic view of a unique animal."--Booklist, starred review * "The emphasis on reproductive science and zoo work both make this an unusual addition to the admirable Scientists in the Field series, one that should be welcome in high-school as well as middle-school libraries."--Kirkus, starred review "Through lively prose and stunning full-color photographs, readers learn how Terri Roth, an expert in endangered-species reproduction, helped Emi to give birth to the first Sumatran rhino born in captivity in more than 100 years...Like many of the entries in this popular series, Emi is an engaging and informative."--School Library Journal

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