Gray Wolves

ABDO Publishing Company
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This book introduces young readers to the gray wolf, a sacred animal in many cultures. Easy-to-read text examines the gray wolfÍs development as a cultural icon, from Native American totems through tales and legends of these beautiful creatures, to todayÍs status as a symbol of the recovery of endangered populations. Readers will also learn about the gray wolfÍs body, its appearance, size, and coloring. Wolf reproduction is discussed, as is pup development and life cycle. Readers will discover what gray wolves like to eat and how they hunt. Also covered is the gray wolfÍs habitat, and a range map shows where in the world they live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the gray wolfÍs scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, as are past and present conservation efforts to preserve this special creature. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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About the author

Sheila Griffin Llanas is a writer of library-bound informational books for children and teens. She edited her college literary review and received a BA in literature, then an MFA in poetry at the University of Iowa. She taught with Johns Hopkins CTY, a summer program that offers college-type classes to middle grade and high school students. Next, she taught composition at a two-year college. She bagan to write for magazines, clothing catalogs, and educational publishers which lead to becoming a freelance writer. Her first informational children¿s book was Helen of Troy. She has written 30 non-fiction library books for children and teen readers. Her titles also include: Buffaloes, Coyotes, Daniel Radcliffe and Gray Wolves. Some other projects she has written include romantic stories for Woman¿s World, novel reviews for Beyond Her Book, a Publisher¿s Weekly blog, Lands¿ End catalog copy, essays for magazines like Christian Science Monitor, Bead & Button, Wisconsin Trails, and poems for little magazines like APR, Jubilat, Sonora Review, Denver Quarterly.

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Publisher
ABDO Publishing Company
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Published on
Jan 1, 2013
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Pages
32
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ISBN
9781614809302
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Wolves & Coyotes
Juvenile Nonfiction / Sports & Recreation / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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