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by Debbie S. Miller

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Miller, Debbie S. Flight of the Golden Plover. Illust. by Daniel Van Zyle. Alaska Northwest Books, 1996. Unp. Upper elementary and above
Golden plovers, a shorebird of the Pacific, migrate between Alaska and Hawaii and other points in the South Pacific flying nonstop for 6,000 or more miles. This informative, moving story chronicles their busy lives. Story is told in the third person narrative view and has a survival theme. Lovely realistic colored pencil drawings accompany the text.
AK: Pacific golden plover, musk ox, grizzly bear, sandhill cranes, arctic fox, tundra
Activity: Have students trace the route of the plovers’ yearly migratory journey between the Hawaiian Islands and Alaska on a map. ( )
  LoriOrtega | Jul 20, 2015 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0882404741, Hardcover)

The fascinating story of the Pacific golden plover, a tiny shorebird that makes a yearly transoceanic migration.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:58:19 -0400)

Describes the behavior and adaptations of the Pacific golden plover, which makes one of the greatest annual transoceanic migrations on earth.

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