American Bison by Barbara A. Somervill,Cormack Gates

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Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw. The Buffalo and the Indians: A Shared Destiny. New York: Clarion Books, 2006. Picton, Harold. Buffalo: Natural History and Conservation. Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 2005. Waldman, Neil. They Came from the Bronx: How the Buffalo Were Saved from Extinction. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 2001. 3OMERVILL writes children’s nonfiction books on a variety of topics. She is particularly interested in nature and foreign countries. Somervill believes that researching new and different topics makes writing every book an adventure.

New York: Scholastic, 2006. Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw. The Buffalo and the Indians: A Shared Destiny. New York: Clarion Books, 2006. Picton, Harold. Buffalo: Natural History and Conservation. Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 2005. Waldman, Neil. They Came from the Bronx: How the Buffalo Were Saved from Extinction. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 2001. 3OMERVILL writes children’s nonfiction books on a variety of topics. She is particularly interested in nature and foreign countries. Somervill believes that researching new and different topics makes writing every book an adventure.

But as the United States expanded westward, the bison were in the way and were slaughtered. Read this book to find out how the American bison is making a comeback from near extinction and once again populating the Great Plains. The Road to Recovery series introduces readers to some of the animals that are fighting and beginning to win the battle for survival in the 21st century. Other titles in the series include: • • • • American Alligator Elephant Seal Golden Lion Tamarin Gray Bat • • • • Gray Whale Gray Wolf Karner Blue Butterfly Key Deer • Mongolian Wild Horse • Mountain Gorilla • Whooping Crane To guide your reading, look for these notes that will help build the understanding and skills you’ll need in the 21st century.

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