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A good book for children describing many types of animals and how their dads play a part of their lives, including the seahorse who actually gives birth to the little seahorse babies.
From Anaconda and duck-billed dinosaurs to Pompey's Pillar and Charlie Russell, B is for Big Sky Country is a book for all Montanans. The simple rhymes and informative text are woven together from A to Z designed to teach children and adults alike about the Treasure State. With each turn of the page you'll make a new discovery about Montana. Missoula author Sneed B. Collard III, who has authored more than 30 books for children, presents Montana-specific facts in simple poems: G belongs to Glacier, the most stunning park of all. Where wolves and bighorns wander, and bear grass blooms so tall. Young readers then discover details such as, "Over millions of years, the upheaval of the earth and patient scraping of glaciers created the magnificent mountains and valleys of Glacier National Park."
[From inside Dust Jacket:] "Thanks to the combined forces of a comet and a lightning storm, a dog named Sophie travels from the year 1926 to the present, where she follows Sam home from school. Through a bit of sleuthing, Sam and his outspoken grandfather Horace discover the old neighborhood Sophie has apparently come from. With Sophie's help, Sam travels back to 1926 to meet Sophie's owner, another 11-year-old named Rollie. The two boys discover they have a lot in common--including the notorious Cheesebro gang that has terrorized their city of Enterprise in both time periods! Together, the new friends hatch a plan to stop the corruption, crime, and urban blight that has afflicted their city--and pave the way for a brighter, revitalized future."
After he and his mother move from California to Montana to live with his grandfather, Guy gradually adjusts to the unfamiliar surroundings, makes a friend, and learns to deal with a bully, with the help of his Frisbee-catching dog, Streak.
In 1973, Michael and Kyle's discovery of a rare Confederate coin at an old Civil War fort turns into a race against time as the boys try to find more coins before a hurricane hits Alabama's Gulf coast.
After school Luther works part-time with a vet who rescues and retrains birds of prey but when he questions many of the community's beliefs about land use, he risks alienation from his friends and family.
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