The Tarantula In My Purse (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

! Read # The Tarantula In My Purse (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) by Jean C. George Å eBook or Kindle ePUB. The Tarantula In My Purse (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) Loving family and its critters This Newbery-winner whose recognized books (My Side of the Mountain and Julie of the Wolves) I have read and appreciated greatly, has something very different here. Each chapter is a vignette about one or more of the wild animals that have come into her home for raising. There are some interesting and fascinating goings-on, some animals one wouldnt normally think of as domestic, and lots of good basic scientific information about a number of them. The crows alone

The Tarantula In My Purse (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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Rating : 4.43 (816 Votes)
Asin : 0613034961
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 144 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-11-16
Language : English

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A collection of autobiographical stories about raising a houseful of children and wild pets including crows, skunks, and raccoons.. FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY

Of her previous books, Julie of the Wolves won a Newbery Medal and My Side of the Mountain is one of the most thrilling and engaging books ever written for kids. The Tarantula in My Purse is a memoir of sorts, telling the tales of the various animals that have passed through George's house, from "The Screech Owl Who Liked Television" to "The Goose and the Duck Who Were Arrested for Disturbing the Peace." . Jean Craighead George deserves to be ranked among the great children's writers of our time

Loving family and its critters This Newbery-winner whose recognized books (My Side of the Mountain and Julie of the Wolves) I have read and appreciated greatly, has something very different here. Each chapter is a vignette about one or more of the wild animals that have come into her home for raising. There are some interesting and fascinating goings-on, some animals one wouldn't normally think of as domestic, and lots of good basic scientific information about a number of them. The crows alone are much more dynamic than one would have reason to expect. This is accessible, completely pleasurable for a reader from chapter books . Five Stars Great for 5th graders. Less High Fructose said Something for all ages!. While the target audience is kids, this book is really fun reading for all ages. Not many families would dare to take in the pets that the George family did, including a skunk with its stinker gland (not the technical term, sorry), nor is it really advisable. But the George family was knowledgable about wildlife biology and knew how to take care of the animals they took in. I was surprised to find that almost every story taught me something new about animal behavior and intelligence. Reading the story may make you or your kids want to find wild pets, but imbued in each story is also a lesson in ho

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