Hawk Rising

Hawk Rising

In the companion to Coyote Moon, follow a red-tailed hawk in his hunt to feed his family in this picture book, from Maria Gianferrari (Coyote Moon) and illustrated by Brian Floca. Complete with back matter containing more information about how hawks hunt, nest, and raise families, as well as further sources. Early morning and a ruffle of feathers, A shadow gliding through th In the companion to Coyote Moon, follow a red-tailed hawk in his hunt to feed his family in this picture book, fr...

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Title:Hawk Rising
Author:Maria Gianferrari
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Genres:Childrens
ISBN:1626720967
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:40 pages pages

Hawk Rising Reviews

  • Mary Lee
    Jul 15, 2018
    Spend a day watching the neighborhood hawks with the main character and her sister. Will the hawk catch enough food for his babies? (Gorgeous illustrations) ...
  • Amy
    Jun 06, 2018
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  • Jennifer Miera
    Jun 20, 2018
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  • Mischenko
    Jul 06, 2018
    This children's book about a red-tailed hawk family is written beautifully and has very neat illustrations. Children will see a hawk family and follow the father throughout the day to see what his life is like. It's easy to dislike hawks due to some of the animals they hunt, but childr...
  • Barbara
    Jul 10, 2018
    A young girl, eventually joined by her sister, ventures forth from their house to keep an eye on a red-tailed hawk as he circles in the sky. In search of prey, he has several failed attempts to bring home dinner for his nestlings, eventually landing a squirrel. The two humans seem to s...
  • Carol Ekster
    Jun 15, 2018
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  • Ed
    Jul 07, 2018
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  • Kelly
    Jul 01, 2018
    It's a lovely book with nice illustrations, but as I was reading it I couldn't help but feel the dread about that moment that the hawk would finally catch a small animal and feed it to its family. I know that this is part of nature, but trying to look at it through a child's eyes...it ...
  • Joanna
    Jun 14, 2018
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  • Sandy Brehl
    Jun 29, 2018
    Lyrical text, accurate and intriguing science, suspenseful true-life intensity, and illustrations that allow the reader to ride on the wings of and feel the magic of hawks. ...
  • Laura Mossa
    Jan 14, 2018
    Special thanks to Maria Gianferrari for sharing an ARC of Hawk Rising with my #bookexcursion group. It will be published in May 2018. Hawk Rising is a narrative non-fiction picture book which tells the story of mother and daughter observing a father hawk hunting for prey for his fa...
  • Erin
    Jun 29, 2018
    Well done narrative non-fiction picture book. Tells the story of a hawk family by following father hawk as he hunts to feed his chicks. Beautifully illustrated by Brian Floca. Nice glossary of hawk vocabulary and facts at end of book. ...
  • Heidi
    Feb 21, 2018
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  • Jana
    Jun 21, 2018
    This beautifully illustrated book uses wonderfully descriptive narrative to tell young readers about a day in the life of a red-tailed hawk. Just like Gianferrari's previous book, Coyote Moon, this book uses very dramatic details and description to show kids the excitement of the hunt ...
  • Jennifer
    Jun 10, 2018
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  • Pam
    Jun 08, 2018
    The father hawk hunts all day to get prey to feed his fledglings. Two children observe his actions for the day and share the story. Information text provided at the end. Lovely illustrations capture the hawk and his surroundings. ...
  • Keary
    Jul 09, 2018
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  • Angela
    Jun 14, 2018
    A classroom library must-have. Lyrical and poetic language coupled with stunning artwork makes for captivating non-fiction. ...
  • Michelle Boquist
    Jun 29, 2018
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  • Carly
    Jun 20, 2018
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  • Ann
    Jun 23, 2018
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  • KC
    Jun 18, 2018
    I really enjoyed this picture book and its realistic and true represention of hawks and their behavior. ...
  • Jo-ann Walsh
    May 10, 2018
    @kidlitexchange #partner Thank you @kidlitexchange for the review copy of Hawk Rising by Maria Gianferrari. This book releases on June 5, 2018. All opinions are my own. While Mother Hawk waits with her young, Father Hawk hunts for prey to feed his family.He perch-hunts, using his keen...
  • Carlos
    Jun 16, 2018
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  • Ampersand Inc.
    Jan 08, 2018
    Non-fiction picture book about the life of a hawk; good backmatter. ...
  • Suzy Leopold
    Jul 05, 2018
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  • Katie Reilley
    Jun 12, 2018
    Beautifully illustrated picture book that follows Father Hawk as he searches for food for his chicks. Nonfiction information presented as facts at the end the book. ...
  • Victoria M
    Jul 11, 2018
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  • Kelly Carey
    Jun 15, 2018
    Wonderful non-fiction picture book about a red hawk told with sweeping lyrical language that flows and zips and dives just like the bird it describes. I did love that while most of the hawk's potential prey gets one did not --- happy the author did not shy away from showing the rea...
  • Andrea
    Jun 17, 2018
    @kidlitexchange #partner Thanks to the @kidlitexchange network for the review copy of Hawk Rising. All opinions are my own. Hawk Rising is a beautiful look into the life of a hawk family. Mother Hawk stays at the nest guarding the chicks, Father Hawk goes in search of food, and the p...