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Teagan, Erin

Summary: Kira teams up with Evie, a student at the animal sanctuary to track down the paradise parrot--a bird thought to be extinct--and prove that it still exists. While they're trying to observe the elusive bird, bushfires threaten to wipe out the sanctuary and the parrot's habitat. There's no choice but to evacuate all the animals, which is a huge task even without trying to track down a missing baby...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC AG TEA

Miller, Debbie S.

Summary: Introduces the variety of animals who call the Australian Simpson Desert home and shows how they have adapted to survive extreme temperatures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.754 MIL

Saxby, Claire

Summary: Protecting his chicks according to the instincts of all emu fathers, an emu in Australia's eucalyptus forest watches over his growing hatchlings as they outmaneuver regional dangers, in an illustrated introduction to the emu life cycle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598 SAX

Summary: The show offers a blue chip, continent-wide series ranging from the land's highest snow peaks to the depths of the frigid and wild southern seas; from its last populations of wild numbats to its largest diorama of giant cuttlefish. It's a land of diverse beauty, that delights, and surprises. The series both entertains and deepens our understanding of how the natural world is made up of not just...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAG

Selfors, Suzanne

Summary: When her parents and the other quiet, shy wombats of the Northern Forest are captured by the traitorous, carnivorous Tassie devils, Lola Budge, a talkative, adventure-seeking young wombat, embarks on a rescue mission, joined by a swamp water rat and a baby penguin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SEL

Harris, Tim

Summary: "Describes various animals in Australia and Southeast Asia that are endangered and at risk of becoming extinct. Data Sheet sidebars and maps accompany the text"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brown Bear Books Ltd 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.68 HAR

Napoli, Donna Jo

Summary: While drawing pictures of the animals she sees on her trip to Australia, a young girl named Ally meets Pauline, an aborigine woman and fellow artist, from whom Ally learns that art is not always created with just paper and paints, and that mistakes are actually happy accidents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NAP

Teagan, Erin

Summary: Kira Bailey is living her dream: Cuddling koalas and bottle-feeding baby kangaroos. Kira and her mom are spending the summer at a wildlife sanctuary in Australia helping her aunt Mamie, a veterinarian, care for the animals. When Kira falls in love with an orphaned koala joey, her joy is complete--until a health emergency pulls Aunt Mamie away. Suddenly Kira can't seem to do anything right....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2021

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Harris, Tim

Summary: "Take a captivating journey across the continents of Australia and Antarctica to view the incredible array of plants and animals that live, hunt, and hide in their distinct habitats. Stunning photographs take you among the colorful corals of the Great Barrier Reef, through lush rainforests, up Aoraki (Mount Cook), and across the icy wastelands of Antarctica"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.994 HAR

Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof)

Summary: Conservationist Flannery draws on three decades of travel, research, and field work to craft a love letter to his native land and one of its most unique and beloved inhabitants: the kangaroo. Crisscrossing the continent, Flannery shows us how the destiny of this extraordinary creature is inseparable from the environment that created it. Along the way he uses encounters with ancient aboriginal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.222 FLA

Pryce, Trevor

Summary: The fight to protect the Amphibilands rages on in the second book of this action-packed, illustrated series by former football pro Trevor Pryce. The Spider Queen and Lord Marmoo of the scorpions still have their eyes and fangs set on the vulnerable home of the frogs and this time they've got some impressive back-up: the Ghost Bats, Tasmanian Devils and Blue Band Bees. The constant threats from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Examines problems caused by the introduction of the cane toad from Hawaii to Australia in the 1930's for biological control. Having no natural enemies, the toad has rapidly multiplied and elicits feelings ranging from fondness to hatred from local inhabitants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features Home Video 1988

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CAN

Summary: Martin, a skilled and ruthless mercenary, posing as a scientist sent into the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for a tiger believed to be extinct. Hired by an anonymous company that wants the tiger's genetic material, Martin proceeds to set up base camp at a broken-down farmhouse, where he stays with a family, becoming increasingly close to them. However, as his attachment grows, Martin is led...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HUN

Mangan, Anne

Summary: The Easter Bunny needs help delivering the Easter eggs this year and who better to help him than some Australian animals?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC MAN

Telford, Carole

Summary: Describes the physical characteristics and ecosystem of a coral reef and how such a habitat may be conserved.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Interactive Library 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 577.7 Telford 1998

Lithgow, John

Summary: Sue, a kangaroo, and some of her Australian animal friends put on a play called "The Runaway Pancake."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Lithg

Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman)

Summary: "Biomes are home to unique animals and plants. Introduce beginning readers to the Great Barrier Reef! Readers will get an up-close look at the characteristics of the reef and how corals, fish, anemones, rays, birds, and other animals have adapted to life in and around this amazing biome"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pebble, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.77 RUS

Sirota, Lyn A.

Summary: "Simple text and photographs present dingoes, their physical features, where they live, and what they do"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.772 SIR

Wild, Margaret.

Summary: Bobbie, an Australian wallaby, can jump, bounce, and skip but cannot do splits until the other animals help her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane/Miller Book 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIL

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie away to Australia where they must save some animals from a wildfire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC OSB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Osborne 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Paperback - Blue, Call number: JBR BLUE OSB
3 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE OSB

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC OSB

Fox, Mem

Summary: Two Australian possums go in search of the magic that will make the invisible one of them visible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abingdon Press 1987

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC FOX

Morin, Paul

Summary: A young boy learns from his elder how the animals in the dreamtime created a world in which they could all live in peace and harmony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Whistle 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOR

Fox, Mem

Summary: When Grandma Poss's magic turns Hush invisible, the two possums take a culinary tour of Australia to find the food that will make her visible once more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1983

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FOX

Georges, D. V.

Summary: Introduces the geographical features of Australia, its animals, and Aborigines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1986

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.4 GEO

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