Emi and the Rhino Scientist by Mary Kay CarsonEmi and the Rhino Scientist by Mary Kay Carson

Emi and the Rhino Scientist

byMary Kay CarsonPhotographerTom Uhlman

Paperback | October 25, 2010

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Terri Roth trudges through the Sumatran jungle,&nbsplooking for a rare Sumatran rhino. It's&nbspthe world's smallest rhino and one of the most endangered mammals on the planet. Suddenly Terri spots a young female rhino; the stocky animal is covered in reddish hair, and her snout sports two stubby horns. She walks right up to Terri. The scientist slowly reaches out her hand and touches the rhino's big nose. The wild rhino's curiosity and friendliness remind Terri of Emi, the female Sumatran rhino who lived at the Cincinnati Zoo where Terri works. Terri worked tirelessly with Emi to help save Sumatran rhinos from extinction-one calf at a time. &nbsp&nbsp
Mary Kay Carson and Tom Uhlman first wrote about and photographed Emi for an article about breeding captive rhinos in 2001. Now they are married and live with their beloved dog Ruby in a century-old house in Cincinnati, Ohio surrounded by deer, hawks, woodchucks, songbirds and other creatures (but no rhinos).
Title:Emi and the Rhino ScientistFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.16 inPublished:October 25, 2010Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547408501

ISBN - 13:9780547408507


Editorial Reviews

With clearly written text, detailed and well-produced photographs and helpful maps and charts? should be welcome in high-school as well as middle-school libraries." Kirkus, Starred 9/15/07 Kirkus Reviews, Starred"Carson provides fascinating detail? color photographs featuring Roth at work are upstaged only by those of the rhinos themselves? " The Horn Book, Nov/Dec 2007 Horn BookThe text is ful of important details, and the photographs are unfailingly crisp, bright, and full of variety." SLJ November 2007 School Library Journal"Pair this with other animal titles? and make sure kids get a chance to view Emi real-time on the zoo's webcam." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"This latest in the Scientists in the Field series has all the elements of top-notch nonfiction." Booklist 12/1/07 Booklist, ALA, Starred Review"An engaging new volume." The Washington Post 12/08/07 The Washington PostWilde Award Winner - Best NonfictionNews and Observer, December 16, 2007 News and Observer "