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Swan Song: Poems of Extinction (ASPCA Henry Bergh Children's Book Awards )

Swan Song (Aspca Henry Bergh Children's Book Awards (Awards)) - J. Patrick Lewis, Christopher Wormell Multi-layered experience of extinct species. A timeline along the bottom of each two-page spread puts history in perspective with the particular species featured on the page. Species name, date of extinction and species location align the top of the page with descriptive poetry, and beautiful wood engravings of each animal featured. Endnotes provide more information. An admirable work to be enjoyed while learning scientific facts.