Pinta Island Tortoise

From the Set Endlings: The Last Species

When animals die out, the last survivor is called an endling. Readers will discover the moving story of the last Pinta Island tortoise, how it came to extinction, the scientists who cared for and studied it, and what can be done to protect our incredible wildlife. Includes table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, author biography, sidebars, and information about other animals on the brink of extinction.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Dewey 597.92/46
Lexile 820L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level T
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781668909683), Paperback (9781668911280), PDF (9781668914465), ePub (9781668912874), Hosted ebook (9781668917640), Kindle (9781668916056)
Copyright 2023
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions 8.25 x 8.25
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs

Booklist - Pinta Island Tortoise

“This volume from the Endlings: The Last Species series (8 titles) spotlights Lonesome George and his longtime caretaker…An attractive introduction to George, the last of his kind.”

Author: Joyce Markovics

Joyce Markovics has written more than 500 nonfiction children's books (or at least two giraffe-sized stacks) on topics ranging from killer plants and marvelous mummies to protest marches and Black filmmakers. She recently started her own book development company, Bowerbird Books. Joyce is passionate about telling stories that captivate and inspire young readers. In her free time, she cleans old gravestones, collects oddities, and volunteers at an animal sanctuary.

  • Goodbye, George
  • Galápagos Tortoises
  • George’s Journey
  • Saving Species
  • Animals Under Threat
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Table of contents
Full-color photographs, Historical photographs