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Hanes, Stephanie.

Summary: "The stunningly beautiful Gorongosa National Park, once the crown jewel of Mozambique, was nearly destroyed by decades of civil war. It looked like a perfect place for Western philanthropy: revive the park and tourists would return, a win-win outcome for the environment and the impoverished villagers living in the area. So why did some researchers find the local communities actually getting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 HAN

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: After rescuing an orphaned deer, Ziggy and the Black Dinosaurs club members decide to stage a neighborhood animal show to raise money for the local wildlife rescue center.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2012

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Marsico, Katie

Summary: "Find out why elephants are in danger of dying out, what effect these animals have on the environment, and what people are doing to save them from extinction."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.67 MAR

Bow, James.

Summary: A discussion of the reasons that plants and animals become extinct and what scientists are doing to prevent it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.9516 BOW

Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco)

Summary: Explores the threats to seven species and the scientific and political efforts to bring the threatened animals back from the brink of extinction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.95 CAS

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

Marzluff, John M.

Summary: An ornithologist's personal look at farming practices that finds practical solutions for sustainable food production compatible with bird and wildlife conservation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.55 MAR

Fleming, Denise

Summary: Examines the many forms of wildlife that can be displaced if their environment is destroyed by development and discusses how communities and schools can provide spaces for them to live.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FLE

Eriksson, Ann

Summary: "Part of the nonfiction Wild series for middle readers, this book looks at wild birds around the world, the threats to their survival and what young people are doing to conserve their populations."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.95 ERI

Nijhuis, Michelle

Summary: "A vibrant history of the modern conservation movement-told through the lives and ideas of the people who built it. In the late nineteenth century, as humans came to realize that our rapidly industrializing and globalizing societies were driving other animal species to extinction, a movement to protect and conserve them was born. In Beloved Beasts, acclaimed science journalist Michelle Nijhuis...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 591.68 NIJ

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 591.68 NIJ

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: Nick and his friend Marta decide to investigate when a mysterious fire starts near a Florida wildlife preserve and an unpopular teacher goes missing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HIA

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC Hia

Hickman, Pamela M.

Summary: Provides details and facts about turtles, and explains the strategies conservationists are using to prevent them from becoming extinct.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2005

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Kratt, Chris

Summary: The Kratt brothers travel the world learning about various animals, showcasing key science concepts along the way, and use their creature power suits to foil the plans of villains who would use the animals for monetary gain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WIL

Martin, Louise

Summary: Discusses the giant panda, why it is an endangered species, and efforts by the World Wildlife Fund and other people to save the giant panda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Enterprises 1988

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.74443 MAR

Thomas, Keltie

Summary: Describes the efforts of researchers and wildlife conservationists to restore the number of bears in the wild and their natural habitats and to remove their status of "vulnerable to extinction."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.78 THO

Summary: Join Martin Kratt and Chris Kratt as they meet amazing animals from around the world. With wild creatures and dastardly villains, Wild Kratts makes learning about animals and nature a fun-filled adventure!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WIL

Allgor, Marie.

Summary: Discusses the desert biome and the many endangered species that live there, including slender-horned gazelle, Egyptian vulture, and desert tortoise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2013

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

Allgor, Marie.

Summary: Discusses the tundra biome and the many endangered species that live there, including wild yaks, Siberian cranes, and Siberian marmots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2013

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

Borkovich, John

Summary: As a Conservation Officer for 27 years with Michigan's DNR, author John Borkovich tells his adventure stories about running down wiry poachers of all stripes and hues. John is recognized for his clever approach to track down the bad guys and save our valuable natural treasures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 BOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.28 Bor

Collard, Sneed B.

Summary: Amy and her mother look for a very special butterfly while attending the annual Fourth of July Butterfly Count at a prairie restoration site. Includes factual information about butterflies and how to attract and watch them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2002

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

Facklam, Margery.

Summary: Examines the many reasons for the extinction and near-extinction of animal species. Discusses how some near-extinctions have been reversed through special breeding programs and legislation to save endangered species.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 1990

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591.52 Facklam 1990

Fridell, Ron.

Summary: Describes a journey into the rain forests of Surinam to see brightly colored poison-dart frogs in their natural habitat, and discusses efforts to preserve them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 597.877 FRI

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: As she grows through the first years of her life in the Catskill Mountains of New York, a peregrine falcon called Frightful interacts with various humans, including the boy who raised her, a falconer who rescues her, and several unscrupulous poachers, as well as with many animals that are part of the area's ecological balance.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GEO

Hamilton, Garry

Summary: Provides details and facts about frogs, and explains the strategies conservationists are using to prevent them from becoming extinct.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 597.89 HAM

Kratt, Chris

Summary: The Kratt brothers travel the world and go on an exciting adventure where they encounter animals of the rainforests.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WIL

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD Juv Wi

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