Leaving Home

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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We all “leave the nest” eventually, and animals do, too. Here we follow different creatures from all sorts of environments as they leave home and venture off to make their own place in the natural world. Some walk (jaguars), some crawl (crabs), some swim (sharks). Some leave as soon as they’re born (salamanders), and others leave after several years (elephants). Albatrosses fly across oceans while hedgehogs walk only a short distance away. And songbirds even come back.
 

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This, like Teeth, is a simple poem with a massive informational text underlying it. You could choose to read the poem by itself with younger readers, but the informational text that lies beneath is ... Read full review

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Sneed B. Collard III has written more than fifty books for young people. In 2006, he received the Washington Posta Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award for his body of work. He lives with his family in Montana.To learn more about Sneed B. Collard III, visit www.sneedbcollardiii.com. Joan Dunning has written and illustrated several books for adults about natural history. This is her first book for children. Ms. Dunning resides in Arcata, California, with her family.

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