From the Series 21st Century Skills Library
The bald eagle is known to people around the world as a symbol of the United States. In the early 1800s, as many as 100,000 bald eagles lived in the United States. By the 1960s, the familiar bird of prey was nearly extinct. What happened? Read this book to find out how human activity brought the handsome eagle close to extinction. Discover how human efforts helped it fight back and once again become a familiar sight in North American skies.
- The Big Day
- Life of the Bald Eagle
- The Eagles Begin to Vanish
- A Bumpy Recovery
- It's Not Over Yet!
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- About the Author
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Series||Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement: 21st Century Skills Library|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced book|
|Author||Susan H. Gray|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Table of contents|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 9.5|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||129125|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
Author: Susan H. Gray
Susan H. Gray has a master‘s degree in zoology. She has written more than 70 science and reference books for children and especially loves writing about animals. Gray also likes to garden and play the piano. She lives in Cabot, Arkansas, with her husband, Michael, and many pets.