Fall 2018

Eavesdropping on Elephants

How Listening Helps Conservation

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Can understanding how forest elephants communicate help scientists find ways to protect this vulnerable species? Researcher Katy Pane and others involved with Cornell University’s Elephant Listening Project believe it can. Patricia Newman takes readers behind the scenes to see how scientists are making new discoveries about elephant communication and using what they learn to help these majestic animals.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
BISACS JNF051050, JNF003070
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press
Language English
Number of Pages 56
Publication Date 2018-08-01
ISBN 9781541515710, 9781541524743
Title Format Library Bound Hardcover, Multi-user ebook
Dewey 599.67/4
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.625 x 8.875
Lexile 1080
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Page Plus, Primary source quotations/images, and Reviewed

Reviews

School Library Journal

“A great pick for middle school nonfiction collections.”—School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“Fascinating for earnest conservationists.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Patricia Newman

Patricia Newman has a passion for uncovering fascinating aspects about our world and crafting books that lead children on an adventure of discovery. She gravitates toward stories about animals and conservation science and enjoys sharing her excitement with readers. Books include Sibert Honor title Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem; Junior Library Guild Selection Eavesdropping on Elephants; Bank Street College Best Book Zoo Scientists to the Rescue; Booklist Editor's Choice Ebola: Fears and Facts; and Green Earth Book Award winner Plastic, Ahoy! Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. She frequently speaks at schools, libraries, and conferences about writing and conservation. Visit her at www.patriciamnewman.com.