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A boy and a jaguar [sound recording] / by Alan Rabinowitz.

Rabinowitz, Alan 1953- (Author). Grupper, Adam. (Narrator). Chien, Cátia. (Illustrator). Recorded Books, LLC. (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Silas Bronson Library.
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Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury JP RABINOWITZ, A (Text to phone) 34005118245876 Juvenile Picture Book Available -

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General Note:
Title from container.
Compact disc.
In container (23 cm.).
Accompanying book published in 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt with illustrations by Cátia Chien.
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
"The same text is on both tracks. Track 2 has page-turn signals."--Container.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Adam Grupper.
Summary, etc.: Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in bare cages? More than anything, he wants to be their champion--their voice--but he stutters uncontrollably. Except when he talks to animals. Then he is fluent. Follow the life of Dr. Alan Rabinowitz as he searches for his voice and fulfills a promise to speak for animals, and people, who cannot speak for themselves. This real-life story explores truths not defined by the spoken word.
Target Audience Note:
4 years and up.
Awards Note:
Charter Oak Children’s Book Award (COCBA) Nominee, 2015-2016.
Subject: Rabinowitz, Alan 1953- Juvenile literature
Wildlife conservationists United States Biography Juvenile literature
Panthera Conservation Juvenile literature
Genre: Children's audiobooks.

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A Boy and a Jaguar
A Boy and a Jaguar
by Rabinowitz, Alan; Grupper, Adam (Narrated by)
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A Boy and a Jaguar

Alan Robert Rabinowitz was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1953. He received a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry from Western Maryland College and a master's degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee. His dissertation was about the ecology of the raccoon in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He became a leading big cat conservationist for the Wildlife Conservation Society. He established the world's first jaguar preserve in Belize and a vast tiger preserve in Myanmar. He co-founded the wild cat conservation organization Panthera in 2006. He wrote several books including Beyond the Last Village: A Journey of Discovery in Asia's Forbidden Wilderness; Life in the Valley of Death: The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold, and Greed; An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar; and A Boy and a Jaguar. He died from lymphatic cancer on August 5, 2018 at the age of 64. (Bowker Author Biography)

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