Mrs. Harkness and the Panda

By POTTER, Alicia

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978-0-375-84448-5 978-0-375-94448-2
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Knopf


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on February 1, 2012  |  Preschool to Grade 4

K-Gr 2—In 1934, the Western world had never seen a panda, so William Harkness set off from the United States in an effort to bring one back from China. He died during the expedition. His widow picked up on the cause and went to China herself, something unprecedented for a woman at that time. Once there, she paired up with a local guide; had the right clothing an...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2012

Ruth Harkness, newly widowed, set out in 1936 to complete her husband's mission: to fetch what would be the first-ever panda from China. According ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

Ruth Harkness, newly widowed, set out in 1936 to complete her husband's mission: to fetch what would be the first-ever panda...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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