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Finding home

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A remarkable story of survival.The creators of A MOTHER'S JOURNEY and LITTLE LOST BAT, Sandra Markle and Alan Marks team up again to chronicle the challenges faced by a mother koala: protecting herself and her joey from a raging bushfire, and finding food and a new home after their home range is destroyed. Based on a true story.Back matter includes facts about koalas, an author's note about Cinders, the real-life koala that survived two bushfires, and resources for learning more about koalas and their habitat.
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full_title finding home
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display_description A koala mother faces two challenges: protecting herself and her joey from the raging bushfire, and finding food after their home range is destroyed. Her journey brings her closer to the world of humans than she has ever been before--but it's a risk she must take. Based on the real-life story of a koala nicknamed Cinders that survived two bushfires.
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target_audience Juvenile
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title Finding home
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