The Manatee Scientists: Saving Vulnerable Species by Peter LourieThe Manatee Scientists: Saving Vulnerable Species by Peter Lourie

The Manatee Scientists: Saving Vulnerable Species

byPeter Lourie

Paperback | May 3, 2016

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Follow three scientists as they try to get the manatee off the endangered species list. * "It lives up to the standards set by others in this stellar series." - Kirkus Reviews , &nbspstarred review

"This is a living, breathing window into the watery world of manatee studies, with eager scientists pursuing [the manatees'] preservation with determination and grit." - School Library Journal

John Reynolds&nbspdoes an aerial count of manatees from the Florida sky;&nbspLucy Keith&nbsprescues manatees trapped in a dam in&nbspSenegal; while&nbspin the Amazon, Fernando Rosas searches for a&nbspyoung manatee he released&nbspback into the wild.&nbspThese scientists are working hard to save manatees:&nbspdocile, large sea mammals that are disappearing from the planet.
Peter Lourie lives in Vermont with his family. He is an avid traveler who spent weeks in Florida and Brazil working on this book. Visit his website at www.peterlourie.com .
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Title:The Manatee Scientists: Saving Vulnerable SpeciesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.21 inPublished:May 3, 2016Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544225295

ISBN - 13:9780544225299

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It lives up to the standards set by others in this stellar series."- Kirkus Reviews, starred review "This is a living, breathing window into the watery world of manatee studies, with eager scientists pursuing the preservation of stressed sirenian populations with determination and grit."- School Library Journal "