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A penguin named Patience : a Hurricane Katrina rescue story, (ebook)

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A penguin named Patience : a Hurricane Katrina rescue story
Title
A penguin named Patience
Title remainder
a Hurricane Katrina rescue story
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Language
eng
Summary
Patience is a South African penguin. She is small at roughly 6 pounds and approximately 20 inches tall; but at 24 years old, she is the "penguin in charge" of the penguin exhibit at New Orleans's Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hits, devastating the city and surrounding areas with its catastrophic winds and flooding. The aquarium is severely damaged. With no electricity or relief in sight, the temperature in the aquarium reaches dangerously high degrees, putting the penguins in peril. Patience, and the 18 other penguins, along with some of the other zoo animals, must leave their home and their favorite human, Tom, the penguin keeper. Tom drives his penguins to Baton Rouge where an airplane transfers them to the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. Here the penguins will recuperate and live until they can return home to New Orleans. After nine long months away from Tom and their home, the aquarium is finally restored. And Patience, who has been patient, and her penguins return to New Orleans to a cheering homecoming
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1954-
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Lewis, Suzanne
Dewey number
598.4709763/35
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • African penguin
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Animal rescue
  • Penguins
  • Electronic books
  • New Orleans (La.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A penguin named Patience : a Hurricane Katrina rescue story, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781684444090
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12217989
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12217989
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MWT12217989
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A penguin named Patience : a Hurricane Katrina rescue story, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781684444090
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12217989
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12217989
System control number
MWT12217989
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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