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Larry Saves the Prairie

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by Matt Bergles  US United States

October 10, 2015   |    1,042 reads    |   0 comments

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Larry Saves the Prairie (book) by Matt BerglesThrough the voices of Annabelle and Angus, discover what almost happened to wildlife on the Kansas prairie. When Larry receives a letter that says he must destroy the prairie dogs on his land, he and some of his neighbors join together to make certain that all wildlife remain unharmed. Not only were black-tailed prairie dogs at risk of destruction but the already-endangered black-footed ferrets were at risk of becoming extinct.
 
In Larry Saves the Prairie, with the help of Annabelle and Angus, you'll discover what it means to be a true hero, and most especially, what it took to save prairie wildlife in Kansas.

About The Author

Matt Bergles is a Colorado native who grew up in Pueblo, Colorado. He earned a bachelor's degree in social science from CSU-Pueblo, his master's degree in U.S. history, and a Ph.D. in public affairs at CU Denver, as well as a certificate in alternative dispute resolution.

Matt currently teaches at a K-8 private school in Denver. Through his teaching, Matt has witnessed first-hand, young, inner-city kids' curiosity and love of animals and nature. When asked what community service project or charitable cause they'd like to be involved with, most K-3 students pick something related to... more

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