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Blanca and Arusha: Tales of Two Big Cats (Zoo World)

by Georgeanne Irvine

The heartwarming true stories of two kinds of endangered big cats. Blanca is a rare white tiger; Arusha is a cheetah. Both reside at the San Diego Zoo, and this book tells the fascinating background story of each. Animal lovers will find the full-color photos of both wild cats irresistible, and gain a deeper appreciation for all feline species. Other books by this author are available in this library.

The True Story of Corky, the Blind Seal

by Georgeanne Irvine

Young children will love Corky, a harbor seal who is orphaned. After being rescued he goes to the San Diego zoo where he learns to perform in shows. One day he can't find the ball. Corky is blind! But don't worry, Corky learns how to do his tricks by using his other senses. School-age kids will love this book because it is a true story and would be fun to read for a science project or a book report. Do you know how harbor seals and sea lions are different. Parents will love this story because it is the finest piece of literature which I have seen for introducing children to the ways people who are blind learn to cope with the disability. Absolutely no mythology here! Corky learns to do the things he has been doing by using sounds, smells and touch. Children's literature at its best! This file should make an excellent embossed braillle book.

The Visit of Two Giant Pandas at the San Diego Zoo (Zoo World)

by Georgeanne Irvine

Relates the story of Basi and Yuan Yuan, two giant pandas from China who visited the San Diego Zoo as goodwill ambassadors to help Americans learn about the plight of their species. Other books by this author are available in this library.

The Work of the Zoo Doctors at the San Diego Zoo (Zoo World)

by Georgeanne Irvine

Describes the work of the veterinarians at the San Diego Zoo as they treat sick and injured animals and work to save species through conservation and breeding programs. Other books by this author are available in this library.

Zoo Babies: Alberta the Gorilla (Zoo World)

by Georgeanne Irvine

"I'm Alberta, the gorilla baby at the Zoo. I'm lucky. Why? I've had two very special, but very different, families care for me. "The family I live with now is my gorilla family. My other family is what I call my human family. It's not a family with a mother, father, and brothers and sisters. This family is the special group of people at the Zoo who took care of me until I was a year old." Other books by Georgeanne Irvine are available in this library.

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