Mrs. Harkness and the Panda

by Alicia Potter

Illustrations by Melissa Sweet

In 1936, Ruth Harkness, despite friends’ concern, traveled to the Chinese wilderness to fulfill her late husband’s goal: bringing a panda to the United States. Chronology of events. Author’s note. Selected bibliography. Black-and-white photographs. Full-color illustrations created using watercolor and mixed media.

ISBN: 9780375944482

JLG Release: May 2012

JLG Member Price
$5.00

Biography Elementary

Grades 2-6

$238.70/year

14 books / $17.05 a book

  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9780375944482

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    -

    Publisher

    Knopf

    Page Count

    40

    Trim Size

    8 1/2" x 11"

    Dewey Classification

    599.789

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 3.5, Points: 0.5

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 2.4, Points: 1

    Lexile

    Level: 610L

    Awards & Honors

    Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2013, Sustainability; 2012 Cybils Award Winner, Nonfiction Picture Books; NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2013, Biography


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