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Author Bill, Tannis.

Title Pika : life in the rocks / Tannis Bill ; photographs by Jim Jacobson.

Publication Info. Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mill Press, [2010]
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 599.329 BIL    AVAILABLE
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Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 31).
Summary The pika survives where life is rocky. A male pika scurries across a stone pile high in the mountains. He nips leafy twigs off bushes and piles them in the shelter of a rocky den. This hamster-size cousin of the rabbit builds a hay pile as big as a bathtub. In the winter, he feeds on his hay pile, tunnels through the snow for lichens, and pops out for low-growing plants. The story of how the pika avoids predators, survives the cold, and sings for a mate will enthrall young readers.
Audience AD560L Lexile
Note AD560L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader LG 4.2 0.5 135770
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.2 0.5 135770
Subject American pika -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781590788035 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1590788036 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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