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Challenger: America's Favorite Eagle

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Illustrated by Gijsbert van FrankenhuyzenChallenger, an American bald eagle, is this country's most popular winged mascot. He was blown out of his nest as an eaglet and taken in by humans. After several failed attempts to release Challenger back into the wild, he was taken to the American Eagle Foundation. It was there that trainer Al Cecere recognized the rare opportunity ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Sleeping Bear Press
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Tess
Oct 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A beautifully illustrated and written book about a beautiful bird.

The book was very moving and educational. I especially loved the reminders that Challenger is not a pet but still a wild animal. Many books geared towards children often leave that out, but it’s an important distinction to make. For children and adults.

I throughly enjoyed the book and would definitely recommend it to anyone with a love for wildlife, bald eagles, conservation or just a good true story. A great story to read to ki
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