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The Tapir Scientist: Saving South America's Largest Mammal

ISBN-10: 0544809084
ISBN-13: 9780544809086
Author: Montgomery, Sy
Interest Level: 5-9
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Publication Date: February 2017

Copyright: 2013

Page Count: 80

Series: Scientists In The Field -- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Interest Level

Grades 5-9

Reading Level

Guided Reading: V
Lexile: 970L
Accelerated Reader Level: 6.4
Accelerated Reader Points: 3.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Animal Welfare

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Endangered


If you've never seen a lowland tapir, you're not alone. Most of the people who live near tapir habitat in Brazil's vast Pantanal haven't seen the elusive snorkel-snouted mammal, either. In this arresting nonfiction picture book, the authors join a tapir-finding expedition led by Brazilian field scientist Pati Medici.
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