The oldest wild bird in the world faced yet another danger when the Japanese Tsunami struck Midway Island where she lives. This is Wisdom's astounding story of survival of manmade and natural disasters for over 60 years. She has survived the dangers of living wild, plastic pollution, longline fishing, lead poisoning, and the Japanese earthquake.
Wisdom, The Midway Albatross: Surviving the Japanese Tsunami and other Disasters for over 60 Years
Mims House 2012
At 65+ years old, she's still alive and still laying eggs and hatching chicks. A must-read true story to capture the imagination of children of any age.
Darcy Pattison's Wisdom, the Midway Albatross inspires young scientists and nature lovers with a true story of an individual animal in an easy to read format with captivating illustrations. It's the first of a series of fascinating animal biographies for elementary readers. Pattison's science-related books bring kids face to face with the basic questions of science and help them think like scientists.
You'll be awed and inspired as you read this amazing story of survival and hope amidst the difficulties of life. As you read it, think of this majestic albatross soaring over the deep blue sea, wild and free.--from the publisher
32 pages 978-0979862175 Ages 7-11