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Boy Who Drew Birds : A Story of John James Audubon
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AGE
Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9 
READABILITY
4.5 
PAGES
1 v. (unpaged)  
KEYWORDS
$14.44
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ISBN 9780618243433
Publisher Summary
John James Audubon's passion for the outdoors in general and for birds specifically inspires an account of Audubon's early observations of birds nesting near his Pennsylvania boyhood home.

John James Audubon was a boy who loved the out-of-doors more than the in. He was a boy who believed in studying birds in nature, not just from books. And, in the fall of 1804, he was a boy determined to learn if the small birds nesting near his Pennsylvania home really would return the following spring.

This book reveals how the youthful Audubon pioneered a technique essential to our understanding of birds. Capturing the early passion of America’s greatest painter of birds, this story will leave young readers listening intently for the call of birds large and small near their own homes.
 
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