Days of the Ducklings
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Days of the Ducklings

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On a small island off the coast of Iceland, Drífa has the task of hatching and raising over two hundred peeping wild eider ducklings. Her goal, for which she is supported by a license granted by the Ministry of the Environment, is to raise the ducklings to reestablish a colony of common eiders here. If the ducklings are to survive in the wild, they can’t become pets. Drífa...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 26th 2007 by HMH Books for Young Readers (first published 2001)
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My niece and nephew both enjoyed Days of the Ducklings, and my niece thought it was cool that Drifa, the young girl in the story, was trying to make a difference by helping the eider ducks reestablish a hold on Hvallatur Island.

The photographs that comprise the pictures in this book are quite lovely, and I think that the photos really helped my niece and nephew appreciate the work that Drifa was doing. A nice story about environmental stewardship, and a story that shows kids a kid making a diff...more
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