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Author Hyett, Barbara Helfgott.

Title The tracks we leave : poems on endangered wildlife of North America / Barbara Helfgott Hyett ; illustrations by Robert W. Treanor.

Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  811.54 HYETT {Bund28 20111209}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 105 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents Because -- In the Presence of Snakes -- In the woods where I am, rain -- Cave Crayfish -- Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly -- Atlantic Ridley Sea Turtle -- As I stand on the sodden moss -- American Crocodile -- Wood Bison -- American Peregrine Falcon -- Where train tracks cross -- Key Deer -- Gray Bat -- Thunder, and the magpies break -- Bald Eagle -- California Brown Pelican -- New Mexican Ridge-Nosed Rattlesnake -- Let any bee fly into the kitchen -- Houston Toad -- American Alligator -- Florida Panther -- Every bookshelf holds your trophies -- Manatee -- Whooping Crane -- Behind the house you dig -- Grizzly Bear -- Roseate Tern -- I have seen you wrestle a fishhook -- Blue Whale -- Sonoran Pronghorn -- Giant Kangaroo Rat -- Now I watch you, intent -- Sockeye Salmon -- Woodland Caribou -- Tooth Cave Spider -- We've walked for hours beside the river -- Northern Swift Fox -- Black-Footed Ferret -- Jaguar -- In the meadow that skirts the mountain -- Utah Prairie Dog -- Gray Wolf.
Stopped to study the cows, I find -- Point Arena Mountain Beaver -- Northern Spotted Owl -- Before dawn we board the Jonesport boat -- Hawaiian Monk Seal -- Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse -- Once, I watched a parakeet -- Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel -- Texas Blind Salamander -- Life marks its equations -- Dusky Seaside Sparrow -- American Burying Beetle -- California Condor.
Subject Endangered species -- North America -- Poetry.
Rare animals -- North America -- Poetry.
Zoology -- North America -- Poetry.
ISBN 0252022351 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252065751 (pbk. : alk. paper)