Ookpik: The Travels of a Snowy Owl
Ookpik: The Travels of a Snowy Owl
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Ookpik: The Travels of a Snowy Owl

Written by Bruce Hiscock
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2 - 5
Reading age
32
Page count
89
Words per page
~800L
Lexile measure
Feb 1, 2008
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One snowy owl’s first year and its struggle to survive. Fed by his parents, Ookpik, which means snowy owl in the Inuit language, grows quickly in the short Arctic summer. By autumn he has learned to hunt on his own, but prey is scarce on the tundra that year. The owl’s instincts tell him that he must leave this land or starve. Ookpik flies south, over the great forests of Canada, and finally lands in the United States, always searching for food and a winter hunting ground. With vivid watercolor illustrations, Bruce Hiscock depicts the changing landscape, from the treeless Arctic of Baffin Island to the dairy country of eastern New York. There, Ookpik settles for the winter, much to the delight of bird watchers. An author’s note offers additional details on the life of the snowy owl.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781590784617
    Publication Date
    February 1, 2008
    Publisher
    Astra Young Readers
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    89
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    2 - 5 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2007017327
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    123912575
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~800L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~S
    ATOS® Book Level
    5.1
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    120596
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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