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The Resource Waiting for Joey : an Antarctic penguin journal, Jean Pennycook

Waiting for Joey : an Antarctic penguin journal, Jean Pennycook

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Waiting for Joey : an Antarctic penguin journal
Title
Waiting for Joey
Title remainder
an Antarctic penguin journal
Statement of responsibility
Jean Pennycook
Title variation
Antarctic penguin journal
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shares the observations made by the author as she joins a group of scientists studying penguins in Antarctica, especially one penguin she named, Joey
Writing style
Illustration
Review
Pennycook, a wildlife biologist and educator, documents her multiple trips to Ross Island, Antarctica, where she and a team of researchers study Adélie penguins. Pennycook reflects on her first expedition to the harsh landscape, where she learned to weigh, measure, and band penguin chicks—including a small penguin that she named Joey—and grew to understand “predation, starvation, abandonment, and loss” as part of penguin life. Photographs depict penguins on ice and in water, along with images of the team’s modest living arrangements (a tent and hut). Joey serves as a touchstone in Pennycook’s story as she awaits the penguin’s arrival to the island each season. Throughout, Pennycook engagingly describes penguin behavior, biology, and threats posed to them through global warming. Through Pennycook’s storytelling, readers gain a vivid sense of what life as a wildlife researcher in a singular environment is like. Ages 8–12. (Sept.)
			 --Staff (Reviewed 09/03/2018) (Publishers Weekly, vol 265, issue 36, p)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10739527
Cataloging source
YDX
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Pennycook, Jean
Dewey number
j598.47
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adélie penguin
  • Penguins
  • Scientists
  • Antarctica
  • Penguins
Target audience
juvenile
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an Antarctic penguin journal
Label
Waiting for Joey : an Antarctic penguin journal, Jean Pennycook
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes glossary
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
on1028824071
Dimensions
22 x 27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781943431410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1028824071
Label
Waiting for Joey : an Antarctic penguin journal, Jean Pennycook
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes glossary
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
on1028824071
Dimensions
22 x 27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781943431410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1028824071

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