The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species
In 2013, scientists discovered the olinguito, a relative of raccoons, living in treetops in forests of Central and South America—the first new mammal species to be discovered in 35 years. Maps. Author’s note. Suggestions to “Be a Science Detective!” Source notes. Glossary. Suggestions for further reading. Index. Black-and-white and full-color photographs.
JLG Release: Apr 2017
Awards & Honors
Booklist 2016 Lasting Connections, Language Arts
2018 Capitol Choices, Ages Seven to Ten
Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Informational Books for Older Readers
Praise & Reviews
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Level 5.8; Points: 1;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 6.3; Points: 4;