eSource: Finding Family

Cover: Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 4

Discover the true story of an orphaned mallard duckling being raised by a pair of loons.

On a lake in northern Wisconsin in 2019, loon researchers were surprised to discover a mother and father loon caring for a mallard duckling. Normally loons and mallards live very different lives and do not get along. Follow along as the duckling grows and displays a mix of both loon behaviors and mallard behaviors. Intriguing verse and striking illustrations combine in this heartwarming tale of unexpected animal cooperation.

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Finding Family: Teaching Guide 7.22 MB PDF

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