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Book Review | Condor Comeback by Sy Montgomery

>b>Sibert Medalist, National Book Award Honoree, and New York Times best-selling author Sy Montgomery turns her formidable talents to the story of California condors and the scientists who have fought against their extinction. In April of 1987 the last wild California condor was captured and taken to live in captivity like the other twenty-six remaining birds of its kind. Many thought that the days were over of this remarkable, distinguished bird that had roamed the skies of North and Central American for thousands of years.

Condor Comeback is a fantastic nonfiction book lavishly illustrated with photos by…

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New Children’s Books — July 2021

Looking for something new to read with your kiddos? Here are six recent children’s titles currently available at the Galesburg Public Library. If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold!

SECRETS OF CAMP WHATEVER by Chris Grine
Eleven-year-old WIllow doesn’t want to go to her dad’s weird old summer camp any more than she wants her fmaily to move to the weird old town where that camp is located. But her family — and fate itself — seems to have plans of their own. Soon Willow finds…