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Diego, the Galápagos Giant Tortoise:
Saving a Species from Extinction

Author: Darcy Pattison

Pattison offers this dramatic story in accessible prose, using the appropriate scientific vocabulary in an understandable context.


This well-crafted success story of a species’ salvation will encourage budding environmentalists. — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Zimmerman’s realistic paintings invite readers into the times and places described, animating the tortoises and their saga.”
— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


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Recipient of the Eureka! Nonfiction Children’s Book Award from the California Reading Association

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