Kali's Story: An Orphaned Polar Bear Rescue

Kali's Story: An Orphaned Polar Bear Rescue

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author), John Gomes (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628552355

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Description

Follow the rescue of orphaned polar bear Kali (pronounced Cully) from the Inupiat village of Kali (Point Lay in English) to the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage to his new home at the Buffalo Zoo in New York with Luna, a female polar bear. This photographic journey beautifully captures the remarkable development of the cub, who initially drinks from a baby bottle, sucks his paw for comfort, and sleeps with a blankie as he rapidly grows into the largest land carnivore on earth.

Reading Level
Lexile
AD870L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
N
ATOS
5.6
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Nature
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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