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Orca rescue! : the true story of an orphaned orca named Springer / written by Donna Sandstrom ; illustrated by Sarah Burwash.

Sandstrom, Donna, (author.). Burwash, Sarah, (illustrator.).

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Aubrey Area Library J 599.536 SAN (Text) 33805000712536 Youth reading area Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781525301179
  • ISBN: 1525301179
  • Physical Description: 140 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, ON : Kids Can Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 135).
Formatted Contents Note:
She arrives -- All about orcas -- Who's that whale? -- The resident orcas -- What should we do? -- Orcas in captivity -- Rescue! -- Whale behaviors -- On the mend -- Free Keiko -- Heading north -- Homecoming -- Together again -- Reunions -- Springer's gifts -- Springer in photos -- Matrilines -- Threats to whales and dolphins -- How you can help.
Summary, etc.:
"In 2002, a young orca was discovered in Puget Sound near Seattle, Washington -- lost, starving, alone and 300 miles away from her home waters in Canada. Six months later, the orca, named Springer, was rescued, rehabilitated and reunited with her pod near the north end of Vancouver Island. It was the first successful orca rescue and reunion in history! Now, Springer's complete story is told in a kid-friendly narrative, accompanied by evocative watercolour illustrations and interspersed with short non-fiction spreads that offer more information about orcas and the intelligent and playful behavior that has made them a favorite animal of kids everywhere. Readers will discover what it's like on the frontlines of whale rescue, how we can help endangered species, and the power of working together to achieve a common goal. Written by a volunteer in the rescue effort, Orca Rescue shares new behind-the-scenes details and stories about this incredible effort to send a little whale home."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Springer, 1999 or 2000- > Juvenile literature.
Killer whale > Juvenile literature.
Endangered species > Juvenile literature.
Wildlife rescue > Juvenile literature.
Springer, 1999 or 2000-
Genre: Illustrated works.
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