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Raccoon Moon
Raccoon Moon

Raccoon Moon

4–9

Accelerated Reader Program series

JUVENILE FICTION

32 Pages, 8 1/2 x 11

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book, EPUB, PDF

Hardcover Picture Book, $7.95 (US $7.95) (CA $8.95)

Publication Date: September 2002

ISBN 9780966276121

Rights: WOR

Birdsong Books (Sep 2002)

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Overview

Describing a year in the life of a raccoon family as the mother teaches her cubs to climb trees, find food, and survive predators, this fun and educational wildlife guide teaches children about one of North America's most intelligent and ubiquitous mammals. Detailed illustrations portray the birth and rapid development of the cubs, the cubs learning to catch a frog and eat a fiddler crab, and mother raccoon defending her cubs from a ferocious predator. Also included are facts about the raccoon name and range, raccoon relatives and trivia, tips on helping injured or orphaned raccoon cubs, and handling techniques and recipes for temporary diets approved by the Delaware Wildlife Rehabilitators Association.

Reviews

An Accelerated Reader Program book selection

An International Reading Association Children's Book Awards Notable Book for 2003

Author Biography

Nancy Carol Willis is a writer and illustrator of natural science articles that have appeared in Outdoor Delaware magazine and is the creator of educational posters for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. She is the author of The Robins in Your Backyard, which was named outstanding from a learning perspective by the Parent Council. She lives in Middletown, Delaware.