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The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo

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The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo

An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea

By Nic Bishop (Photographer); Sy Montgomery

Houghton Mifflin, Paperback, 9780547248929, 80pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2009

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It looks like a bear, but isn't one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey-- but isn't a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but what's a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschie's tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guinea's cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals. This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Informational Texts)
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