Mother's Journey

Acclaimed nonfiction author Sandra Markle presents the daring story of a mother emperor penguin's struggle to reach the sea, find food, avoid predators, and make her way back to her mate and their newborn chick before they starve. Alan Marks' luminous illustrations highlight the harsh conditions and stunning landscapes of Antarctica.--from the publisher
32 pages         978-1570916229          Ages 5-9
Editor's Note for Educators:  This book is the mentor text in Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Elementary School Libraries: Maximizing Your Impact (ALA, 2013) by Judy Moreillon
"I have used this book in the science curriculum with 2nd - 3rd grade students. It is the mentor text in a determining main ideas lesson in my elementary-level reading comprehension book (below).     -----Judi Moreillon, M.L.S., Ph.D., Literacies and Libraries Consultant

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