The Resource Rhino in the house : the true story of saving Samia, Daniel Kirk, (ebook)

Rhino in the house : the true story of saving Samia, Daniel Kirk, (ebook)

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Rhino in the house : the true story of saving Samia
Title
Rhino in the house
Title remainder
the true story of saving Samia
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Daniel Kirk
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Language
eng
Summary
From the award-winning author of the bestselling Library Mouse series comes a biographical picture book about the true story of rhino champion Anna Merz and the black rhinoceros Samia. With a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Lewa Downs Conservancy, this engaging story is perfect for animal lovers, animal rights enthusiasts, and fans of Me...Jane. When Anna Merz traveled to East Africa, she became appalled at the rampant poaching that took place there, specifically toward the black rhinoceros. Anna devoted her life to protecting the wildlife of the region, founding a reserve in Kenya called Lewa Downs to care for them. Anna kept a watchful eye on the animals, especially the rhinos. One day, Anna found a small black rhino calf, likely abandoned by its mother. So she nurtured the calf, named it Samia, fed it special formula, and even let it sleep in her bed. Everywhere Anna went Samia was never far behind. The two became so close, in fact, that Anna soon learned how rhinos communicate with one another. Anna was able to distinguish the rhino's many different grunts and what she meant by them: "Snort! Snuff," cried Samia ("This is fun!"); "Hoo-hoo-hoo!" she called ("I'm coming!"). But with time, Samia got bigger...and bigger...and bigger-to the point where she couldn't fit inside Anna's house any longer. It was time for Anna to make the tough decision she always knew she would have to make at some point or another: She would need to reintroduce Samia to the wild so she could lead her life with the rest of her kind. Richly illustrated with pen, ink, and watercolors, Daniel Kirk's first nonfiction picture book brings awareness to wildlife protection and fosters further understanding of animal rescue and welfare, positioned in a sensitive way that's appropriate for young readers. Kirk traveled to Kenya to see the reserve firsthand and his photographs grace the back matter, which includes an author's note and bibliography
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kirk, Daniel
Dewey number
599.66/8
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Merz, Anna
  • Black rhinoceros
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
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Rhino in the house : the true story of saving Samia, Daniel Kirk, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781683350552
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11805045
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11805045
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MWT11805045
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Rhino in the house : the true story of saving Samia, Daniel Kirk, (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
9781683350552
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11805045
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11805045
System control number
MWT11805045
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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