This high-interest narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to kakapos--rare flightless parrots that live in New Zealand--and an amazing scientist who studies them. This book is packed with exciting wildlife encounters, basic facts about kakapos, and first-hand accounts from a scientist at work in the field. Each book includes a table of contents, sidebars, glossary of key words, fast facts, index, and author biography.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Dewey 598.7/1
Lexile 840L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level T
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781534180475), Paperback (9781534182189), PDF (9781534181489), ePub (9781534185654), Hosted ebook (9781534183193), Kindle (9781534184565)
Copyright 2021
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs

Author: Joyce Markovics

Joyce Markovics is a writer and history buff. She loves learning about people and telling their stories. She lives in Connecticut.

  • Peculiar Parrots
  • Meet a Kakapo
  • Face to Face
  • Flightless Wonder
  • A Long History
  • Near Extinction
  • Meeting Up
  • Male Calls
  • Fluffy Chicks
  • Kakapo Recovery
  • Saving a Species
  • Work to Do
  • Fast Facts: Kakapos
  • Glossary
  • Read More
  • Learn More Online
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Table of contents
Full-color photographs, Historical photographs