Can We Save the Tiger?

By Jenkins, Martin

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ISBN
978-0-76364-909-8
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on March 1, 2011

PreS-Gr 2—This thoughtful introduction to endangered species is a perfectly packaged call to action that takes readers from desperate to hope. More than just the kakapo, bison, sawfish, and others included, this book is about the thousands of animals in danger of extinction and our responsibility to make changes to save them. Jenkins's conversational tone is welcoming and open, and even, in spite of the serious topic, a little hu...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2011

In a gracefully organized overview of how some of our endangered fellow creatures are doing, Jenkins begins with five, such as the dodo, that "coped so badly [with human changes] that they're not here anymore," then groups others by the kinds of pressures that threaten them. The tiger, inconveniently dangerous for humans, is running out of room, as are Asian elephants and sloth bears; partula snails are eaten by a non-indigenous snail, introduced to control yet another invading species; Indian vultures a...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

This volume provides a gracefully organized overview of how some of our endangered fellow creatures are doing. Jenkins's narrative voice i...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on March 1, 2011

A thoughtful, beautifully illustrated overview of humans’ role in animal endangerment and extinction as well as in the recovery of near-extinct animals. Martin Jenkins’s measured approach to the subject inspires a deep appreciation for animal life while acknowledging the complex challenges involv...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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