The Elephant Scientist: 50 Incredible Stories Of Scientific Discovery by Caitlin O'ConnellThe Elephant Scientist: 50 Incredible Stories Of Scientific Discovery by Caitlin O'Connell

The Elephant Scientist: 50 Incredible Stories Of Scientific Discovery

byCaitlin O'Connell, Donna M. JacksonIllustratorTimothy Rodwell

Paperback | May 3, 2016

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Trek into a scientist?s life and discover the surprising truth about the largest land animal on earth.* "This amazing presentation is a must-have for all collections."&nbsp- School Library Journal, starred review

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
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The people of&nbspnorthern Namibia&nbspin the African desert refer to Caitlin O'Connell as "the mother of all elephants."&nbspIn this book, O'Connell juggles several roles&nbspwhile she&nbspstudies&nbspelephant behavior in Namibia's Etosha National Park: field&nbspscientist, mediator, ecologist, conservationist,&nbspand environmentalist. In decoding the patterns of elephant communication, she has aided tremendously in the fight to save nature's largest, most complex, and most intelligent mammal living on earth.
Donna M. Jackson  is an award-winning author of nonfiction books for children and holds a master's degree in journalism. She lives in Colorado. Visit her website at www.donnamjackson.net . Caitlin O'Connell  has devoted more than twenty years of her research career to the study of elephants. She lives in California ...
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Title:The Elephant Scientist: 50 Incredible Stories Of Scientific DiscoveryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.24 inPublished:May 3, 2016Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544668308

ISBN - 13:9780544668300

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This intriguing volume from the Scientists in the Field series will interest readers." - Booklist "The many color photographs, predominantly from the Namibian field sites, capture the majestic elder elephants, their always-appealing offspring, and the dusty, rugged landscapes in which the scientists and research assistants camp and work." - Horn Book "This amazing presentation is a must-have for all collections." - School Library Journal, starred review "