The Resource Skydiver : saving the fastest bird in the world, Celia Godkin

Skydiver : saving the fastest bird in the world, Celia Godkin

Label
Skydiver : saving the fastest bird in the world
Title
Skydiver
Title remainder
saving the fastest bird in the world
Statement of responsibility
Celia Godkin
Title variation
Sky-diver
Title variation remainder
saving the fastest bird in the world
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Told against the backdrop of scientists' efforts to understand the raptors' decline in the wild, this illustrated nonfiction book tells the story of several generations of falcons as they are taken to a sanctuary, reintegrated into the wild, and ultimately relocated to the ledge of a city skyscraper. With ... oil illustrations, author and wildlife artist Celia Godkin ... captures the detail of the falcons and brings to life the different landscapes they inhabit"--Amazon.com
Summary
A story about a pair of peregrine falcons and their struggle to raise their chicks in the era when the pesticide DDT was being used is told against the backdrop of scientists trying to understand their decline in the wild.
Tone
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10352289
Cataloging source
NLC
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Godkin, Celia
Dewey number
598.9/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL696.F34
LC item number
G63 2014
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  • 910
  • 910
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 0
  • 2
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Peregrine falcon
  • Endangered species
  • Peregrine falcon
  • Endangered species
Target audience
primary
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saving the fastest bird in the world
Label
Skydiver : saving the fastest bird in the world, Celia Godkin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
ocn866799990
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781927485613
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)866799990
Label
Skydiver : saving the fastest bird in the world, Celia Godkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
ocn866799990
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781927485613
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)866799990

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