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The boy who drew birds : a story of John James Audubon / by Jacqueline Davies ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

As a boy, John James Audubon loved to watch birds. In 1804, at the age of eighteen, he moved from his home in France to Pennsylvania. There he took a particular interest in peewee flycatchers. While observing these birds, John James became determined to answer a pair of two-thousand-year-old questions: Where do small birds go in the winter, and do they return to the same nest in the spring?
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 921 AUDUBON (Text) 33892002012707 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 12/16/2004 Checked out 02/03/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 0618243437
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2004.

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As a boy, John James Audubon loved to watch birds. In 1804, at the age of eighteen, he moved from his home in France to Pennsylvania. There he took a particular interest in peewee flycatchers. While observing these birds, John James became determined to answer a pair of two-thousand-year-old questions: Where do small birds go in the winter, and do they return to the same nest in the spring?
Subject: Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 > Juvenile literature.
Ornithologists > United States > Biography > Biography
Animal painters > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.

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