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Biologist Lisa Dabek and her multinational team search for the beautiful, elusive Matschie's tree kangaroo in the cloud forests of Papua New Guinea in “Quest for the Tree Kangaroo.” Dramatic color photographs vividly portray the quest for this remarkable animal through the mysteriously foggy forest. This is the third Montgomery and Bishop award-winning Scientists in the Field title.
- Nonfiction, Science, Animals
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2007 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780618496419
With heart-stopping prose and stunning NASA photographs, Thimmesh celebrates the men and women who solved a series of unfolding crises that threatened the mission of Apollo 11. The animated textlets the reader experience the tension of the mission from multiple vantage points and takes the reader along as an active participant. Personal interviews and oral histories help recreate the immediacy of the event for a new generation.
- Nonfiction, US History, Science
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2007 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780618507573
Siegel's literary debut in “To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel” dramatizes the struggle and fulfillment of becoming a professional ballerina – lifting the curtain on a dream shared by many young dancers. Partnered by Mark Siegel's evocative and elegant illustrations in graphic novel format, her memoir leaps off the page.