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Author Potter, Alicia.

Title Mrs. Harkness and the panda / written by Alicia Potter ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

Call No.CH/YA 599.789 Potter Mrs. 2011
LocationMoore Children's & Young Adult Collection

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Children's & Young Adult Collection  CH/YA 599.789 Potter Mrs. 2011    Available  ---  Gift of Phyllis Fantauzzo.
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Traces the story of a 1930s female adventurer who brought America its first panda bear, describing how she inherited a seemingly impossible expedition from her explorer husband and defied period conventions to travel up the Yangtze River and into the wilderness to bring back an adorable panda cub she named Su Lin, which means "a little bit of something cute."
Audience Elementary Grade.
Study Program Accelerated Reader 3.5
Reading Counts! 2.4
Audience 610 Lexile
Provenance Gift of Phyllis Fantauzzo.
Subject Giant panda -- Juvenile literature.
Women explorers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Wild animal collecting -- China -- Juvenile literature.
Giant panda.
Wild animal collecting -- China.
Genre/Form Picture books for children.
Added Author Sweet, Melissa, 1956- illustrator.
ISBN 9780375844485 (trade)
0375844481 (trade)
0375944486 (lib. bdg.)
9780375944482 (lib. bdg.)