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Gull Number 737

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Sixteen-year-old Luke Rivers is spending another summer on Block Island, off the New England coast, with his family. His father has a NSF grant to study the herring gulls that rest on the island. A desire for adventure fuels Luke's growing resentment toward his father's autocratic attitude and dedication to pure science. As chance would have it, Luke ends up studying gulls ...more
Hardcover, 198 pages
Published December 1st 1964 by HarperCollins Children's Books (first published October 28th 1964)
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Apr 16, 2016 Judy rated it really liked it
This is one of the only books for kids I've read that addresses scientific research in the field. And it's a good story, which makes it even better.
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did a book report on this in 7th or 8th grade and I really liked it thern.
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family spends every summer studying seagulls - boy studies ways to keep them from airport runways
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Jean Craighead George wrote over eighty popular books for young adults, including the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves and the Newbery Honor book My Side of the Mountain. Most of her books deal with topics related to the environment and the natural world. While she mostly wrote children's fiction, she also wrote at least two guides to cooking with wild foods, and an autobiography, Journey ...more
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