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Awards and Reviews

Winner of the International Reading Association Children's Book Award

National Science Teacher's Association Outstanding Trade Book in Science

A Junior Library Guild Selection

"Environmental and science education at its best! A highly recommended book. " — Appraisal: Science Books for Young People

"Not only are the mysteries fascinating, but the meticulous gathering of data, development of clues, and networking among scientists are also intriguing. " — The Horn Book

"Quinlan follows the scientists ... vividly demonstrating the intricate linkage between plants and animals that exists in nature." —Booklist