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Carson, Mary Kay
The bat scientists / Mary Kay Carson ; with photographs by Tom Uhlman
Boston, [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jQT3.Cars65B2 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Bat Conservation International -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Bats -- Research -- Juvenile literature
Mammalogists -- Juvenile literature
Subject Bat Conservation International
Physical Description 79 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm
Awards American Library Association Notable Children's Books, 2011
Reading Grade Level Grades 5-8 (SLJ)
Interest Age Level 010-up
Summary This book chronicles the efforts of Dr. Merlin Tuttle and his colleagues at Bat Conservation International, as they try and save bat species from loss of habitat and white-nose syndrome
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 78) and index
Contents Bat basics -- Bat benefits -- Working in the dark -- Bat predators -- Changing minds, rescuing bats -- Batty myths -- Going underground -- How a cave traps cold air -- Gating Laurel Cave -- Building bat homes -- Celebrity bridge bats -- Mines for bats -- Discovering bats' secrets -- Ensuring survival -- Killer wind
Series Scientists in the field
Alternate Author Uhlman, Tom, ill
Tuttle, Merlin D

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