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Author Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957-

Title Saving the Baghdad Zoo : a true story of hope and heroes / by Kelly Milner Halls with William Sumner.

Publication Info. New York : Greenwillow Books, [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - BYLY-14  J 590.73 HAL    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  J 590.73 HAL    AVAILABLE
 Ella Johnson Memorial PL Stacks - EJMY-11  J 590.73 HAL    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  J 590.7356747 HAL    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Juvenile Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  J 590.73 HAL    AVAILABLE
 LaSalle PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - LSBB-3  J 590.73 HAL    AVAILABLE
 Limestone Twp Lib Juvenile Non-Fiction - LIBB-2  J 590.73 HAL    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  J 590.73 HAL    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  J 590.73 HAL    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  J 590.73 HAL    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps; 25 x 38 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
Contents Introduction / William Sumner -- Shock and awe -- First things first -- Hard to bear -- Black market horses -- Pelican brief -- Lovable Lumpy -- Lionhearted -- Cheetah time -- Tiger tragedy and triumph -- Back to the future.
Summary The Baghdad Zoo was once home to more than six hundred magnificent animals. But after the war in Iraq began in 2003, the city faced widespread destruction. When U. S. Army Captain William Sumner was asked to check out the state of the zoo, he found that it, too, was devastated. Hundreds of animals were missing, and the few remaining were in desperate need of care. And so Captain Sumner accepted a new mission. Together with an international team of zoologists, veterinarians, conservationists, and dedicated animal lovers, Captain Sumner worked tirelessly to save the neglected animals of Baghdad. Saving the Baghdad Zoo tells the poignant stories of these remarkable animals. The Baghdad Zoo, open once again to the people of Iraq, has become an oasis of hope and safety in a city where both are precious gifts.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.1 2.0 136017.
Subject Baghdad Zoo -- Juvenile literature.
Baghdad Zoo.
Zoo animals -- Conservation -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- Juvenile literature.
Wildlife rescue -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- Juvenile literature.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Juvenile literature.
Zoo animals -- Conservation -- Iraq -- Baghdad.
Wildlife rescue -- Iraq -- Baghdad.
Added Author Sumner, William, 1971-
ISBN 9780061772023 trade bdg.
006177202X trade bdg.
9780061772009 library binding
0061772003 library binding

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