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The Resource Alex the parrot : no ordinary bird, by Stephanie Spinner ; illustrations by Meilo So

Alex the parrot : no ordinary bird, by Stephanie Spinner ; illustrations by Meilo So

Label
Alex the parrot : no ordinary bird
Title
Alex the parrot : no ordinary bird
Statement of responsibility
by Stephanie Spinner ; illustrations by Meilo So
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines how Alex the African grey parrot changed our knowledge of the intelligence of these beautiful birds
Summary
Recounts the true story of an African grey parrot who was the subject of a graduate student's scientific experiment on animal intelligence and who astonished everyone with its ability to add, understand concepts and speak hundreds of words
Writing style
Award
Delaware Diamonds (book award), Intermediate (Grades 3-5), 2014.
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10156030
Cataloging source
DLC
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Spinner, Stephanie
Dewey number
636.6/865
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
680L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
LG
LC call number
SF473.P3
LC item number
S69 2012
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  • 680
  • 680
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 4
Reading level
4.1
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So, Meilo
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
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  • African gray parrot
  • African gray parrot
Target audience
pre adolescent
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no ordinary bird
Label
Alex the parrot : no ordinary bird, by Stephanie Spinner ; illustrations by Meilo So
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A true story"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
907103
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375968464
Lccn
2011014381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780375968464
Label
Alex the parrot : no ordinary bird, by Stephanie Spinner ; illustrations by Meilo So
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A true story"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
907103
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375968464
Lccn
2011014381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780375968464

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