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Sunday, May 6, 2012
Welcome to Nonfiction Monday! My featured title is The Elephant Scientist by Caitlin O'Connell & Donna M. Jackson.
Caitlin O'Connell is an American scientist who has been studying elephants in the African country of Namibia. Her area is elephant communication.
Here is a sample describing an a-ha moment:
"Then slowly, almost imperceptibly, many of the elephants turned toward the source of the signal-a shaker buried nearby...The entire herd had responded-just as I had witnessed years ago."
This book covers African elephants. For Asian elephants I invite you to visit an earlier post.
Here are links to other titles:
Ms. Yingling Reads: Witches: the Absolute True Tale of Witches in Salem.
NC Teacher Stuff: Tornado!
A Teaching Life: Genius of Islam and a second title Creep & Flutter.
Laura Salas: For the Life of Birds: the Life of Roger Tory Peterson.
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