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Moto and Me: My Year as a Wildcat's Foster Mom

serval kitten
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Eszterhas
Author's First Name: 
Suzi
Illustrator's First Name: 
Suzi
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Eszterhas
Publisher: 
Owlkids
Publication Month: 
April
Publication Date: 
2017
2017 Nomination (not yet selected): 
A wildlife photographer’s irresistible story of fostering a serval kitten in the Masai Mara in Kenya. Charming photographs illustrate the text and chronicle Moto’s growth. Well-written and engagingly illustrated narrative nonfiction that includes maps, a table of contents, and some general facts about these less well-known cats. (7-10. K. Isaacs)

ISLAND: A STORY OF THE GALÁPAGOS

Island
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Chin
Author's First Name: 
Jason
Publisher: 
Flash Point
Publication Month: 
September
Publication Date: 
2012

This beautiful picture book depicts the evolution and extinction of the Galápagos’ Islands and its animals. The author pairs detailed, intricate, and evocative illustrations with understandable text to describe the life of and on the islands. An epilogue addresses Darwin’s voyage to the islands.

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