Mrs. Harkness and the Panda

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Mrs. Harkness and the Panda

by Alicia Potter

Illustrations by Melissa Sweet

First Release:

May 2012

ISBN: 9780375944482

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
    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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