Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95

By Phillip Hoose. illus. Farrar, $21.99 (9780374304683). Gr. 7–12.


Hoose turns his eye to the endangered rufa red-knot bird—specifically Moonbird, a humble fellow who has flown more than 325,000 miles in his lifetime. Despite the wealth of information, the story, like the bird, moves swiftly.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth
Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth editorial staff has chosen the titles below as best-of-the-year fiction, nonfiction, and picture books.
2012 - Selection(s)