The Little Deer of the Florida Keys
Hope Ryden has taken a close up view of the appealing little dog-size deer of the Florida Keys. Her pictures show wild does caring for youmg, bucks in combat and deer swimming ocean currents in search of fresh water. Her text explores such questions as how the tiny deer evolved and tells the dramatic story of the herd's near extinction.
REVIEWS and SPECIAL RECOGNITION
No one is too old to read and profit by Ryden's account of the tiny deer at home in the Florida Keys, or to appreciate her skillful photos of the beautiful creature, the size of a big dog. It seems unbelievable that human predators had made the harmless little animal almost extinct."
Outstanding Science Books for Children.
(named by National Science Teacher Association
and Children's Book Council)
Notable Books in Field of Social Studies.
(named by National Council for Social Studies
and Children's Book Council
(named by American Library Association)
Library of Congress Award
(named by Children's Book Council)
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