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The Resource The elephant scientist, by Caitlin O'Connell and Donna M. Jackson ; photographs by Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell

The elephant scientist, by Caitlin O'Connell and Donna M. Jackson ; photographs by Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell

Label
The elephant scientist
Title
The elephant scientist
Statement of responsibility
by Caitlin O'Connell and Donna M. Jackson ; photographs by Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell
Creator
Contributor
Book designer
Illustrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Caitlin O'Connell loved to study nature as a child, and her mother helped her appreciate the world by paying attention to details. These early observational skills served her well through the years as she grew up to be a scientist working in the sprawling African scrub desert of the Etosha National Park in Namibia, Africa. This book takes you on a journey to the Namibian desert with Caitlin O'Connell, the American scientist who became known as "the mother of all elephants," and follows her research as she witnesses groundbreaking discoveries about one of nature's largest , most complex, and most intelligent mammals living today on this earth- the African elephant
Member of
Awards note
Robert F. Sibert Honor, 2012.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Connell, Caitlin
Dewey number
599.67/4096881
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL737.P98
LC item number
O257 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, Donna M.
  • Rodwell, T. C.
  • Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
  • Yay! Design (Firm)
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Series statement
Scientists in the field
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • O'Connell, Caitlin
  • Women scientists
  • Women scientists
  • African elephant
  • African elephant
  • Elephants
  • Natural history
  • Deserts
  • Scientists
  • O'Connell, Caitlin
  • African elephants
  • African elephants
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The elephant scientist, by Caitlin O'Connell and Donna M. Jackson ; photographs by Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Book design by YAY! Design ; Manufactured in China"--opposite t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unearthing elephant secrets -- Slippery beginnings -- Call of the wild -- Living large. Elephant species -- Sensitive souls -- Science on the savannah -- The herds at Etosha. Wild bulls -- Fancy footwork -- School days -- Settling into camp -- Ears to the ground -- Donna the scholar. Lab elephant -- Caller IDs -- The trail ahead : bull societies -- Season's end -- Elephants in peril -- Adopt an elephant -- Explorations -- Pachyderm terms
Control code
609871192
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
70 pages
Isbn
9780547053448
Lccn
2010014134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection (copy 2).
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)609871192
Label
The elephant scientist, by Caitlin O'Connell and Donna M. Jackson ; photographs by Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell
Publication
Note
Book design by YAY! Design ; Manufactured in China"--opposite t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unearthing elephant secrets -- Slippery beginnings -- Call of the wild -- Living large. Elephant species -- Sensitive souls -- Science on the savannah -- The herds at Etosha. Wild bulls -- Fancy footwork -- School days -- Settling into camp -- Ears to the ground -- Donna the scholar. Lab elephant -- Caller IDs -- The trail ahead : bull societies -- Season's end -- Elephants in peril -- Adopt an elephant -- Explorations -- Pachyderm terms
Control code
609871192
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
70 pages
Isbn
9780547053448
Lccn
2010014134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection (copy 2).
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)609871192

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