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TEACHER RESOURCES
HOW TO FOLD A PAPER CRANE
CRANES OF THE WORLD BIBLIOGRAPHY

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TEACHER RESOURCES
The following web pages may be of interest to teacher and students:

Art Contest for Kids
Send in student artwork and if it wins, it will be displayed in the International Crane Foundation’s Kid’s Art Gallery. Check out the contest rules on the web page:
http://www.savingcranes.org/KidsCorner/k-cont.htm

Ask the Experts
Where do cranes winter? What is a crane’s favorite food? If students have a question about cranes, they can send their query to the International Crane Foundation and answers will be posted on their web page:
http://www.savingcranes.org/KidsCorner/k-quest.htm

Crane Information
Background information about cranes and about each species of crane is available at:
http://www.savingcranes.org/Species/about.htm

HOW TO FOLD A PAPER CRANE

SADAKO http://www.sadako.com/howtofold.html

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

BOOKS
Allen, Robert P. The Whooping Crane. National Audubon Society, 1952. M&O QL696.G84 A46 1952.

Allen, Robert P. On the Trail of Vanishing Birds. McGraw-Hill, 1957. M&O QL696.G8 A4.

Armbruster, Michael J. Characterization of Habitat Used by Whooping Cranes During Migration. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife services, 1990. Main QH540 .U56 no.90(4).

Cooch, F. G. Canadian Whooping Crane Recovery Plan. Canadian Wildlife Service, 1988. Biodiv Ref. QL696.G84 C36 1988.

Doughty, Robin W. Return of the Whooping Crane. University of Texas Press, Austin, 1989. Main QL696.G84 D68 1989.

Fisher, Harvey I.; Goodman, Donald C. The Myology of the Whooping Crane, Grus Americana. University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1955. Main QH301 .I45 V.24:2.

Friedman, Judi. Operation Siberian Crane: The Story Behind the International Effort to Save an Amazing Bird. New York: Dillon Press; 1992. Biodiv Juv QL696 .G84 F75 1992, Pub. Juv. QL696 .G84 F75 1992.

Hirschi, Ron. Where are My Swans, Whooping Cranes, and Singing Loons? New York: Bantam Books, 1992. Public Juv QL113.8 .H57 1992.

Johnsgard, Paul A. Cranes of the World. Indiana University, Bloomington, 1983. . M&O QL696.G84 J6 1983.

Kuyt, E. Aerial Radio-Tracking of Whooping Cranes Migrating Between Wood Buffalo National Park and Arkansas National Wildlife Refuge. Canadian Wildlife Service, 1992. Main QL696.G84 K89 1992.

LeBox, Annette. The Princess Who Danced With Cranes. Second Story Press, 1997. Biodiv Juv. QL696.G84 L42 1997.

Littlewood, Carroll D. Statues of Greater Sandhill Crane Breeding Populations in California, 1988. Ref Wild Cal. QL696.G84 L48 1988.

Prange, Hartwig. Crane Research and Protection in Europe. Martin-Luther-University, Halle-Wittenberg, 1995. Edited by Hartwig Prange. M&O QL696.G84 C72 1995.

Schoff, Gretchen H. Reflections, the Story of Cranes. International Crane Foundation, 1991. M&O QL696.G84 S36 1991.

Tacha, Thomas C. Social Organization of Sandhill Cranes From Midcontinental North America. The Wildlife Society, 1988. Main QL1 .W5 no. 99.

Veerman, Toon; Wessels, Henk. Cranes (Grus grus) in NW-Russia in autumn 1996. Foundation Working Group International Waterbird and Wetland Research (WIWO), 1998. Edited by Toon Veerman & Henk Wesels. M&O QL696.G84 C727 1998.

Walkinshaw, Lawrence H. Cranes of the World. Winchester Press, 1973. M&O QL696.G84 .W5 no.99.

CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Friedman, Judi. Operation Siberian Crane: The Story Behind the International Effort to Save an Amazing Bird. New York: Dillon Press; 1992. Biodiv Juv QL696 .G84 F75 1992, Pub. Juv. QL696 .G84 F75 1992.

Hirschi, Ron. Where are My Swans, Whooping Cranes, and Singing Loons? New York: Bantam Books, 1992. Public Juv QL113.8 .H57 1992.

LeBox, Annette. The Princess Who Danced With Cranes. Second Story Press, 1997. Biodiv Juv. QL696.G84 L42 1997.

Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw. Whooping Crane: A Comeback Story. New York: Clarion Books, 1988. Public Juv QL696 .G84 P38 1988, Biodiv Juv. QL696.G84 P38 1988.

WORLDWIDE WEB RESOURCES

Chinese Cranes
http://www.chinaenvironment.com/nature/bird.html

The Cranes - Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan
http://159.189.96.215/resource/distr/birds/cranes/regional.htm

Cranes: Their Biology, Husbandry & Conservation
http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/resshow/gee/cranbook/cranebook.htm

Cranes for Peace
http://www.cranesforpeace.org/1000.html

International Crane Foundation
http://www.savingcranes.org/

The Majestic & Endangered Whooping Crane: An Alberta, Canada, Perspective
http://raysweb.net/specialplaces/pages/crane.html

Operation Crane Watch
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/perm/cranemov/cranemov.htm

Sandhill Crane: Grus Canadensis
http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/wildlife/cranes.html

Sandhill Crane -- Introduction
http://www.pbs.org/audubon/wildwings/sandhillcrane.html

The South African Crane Working Group
http://www.ewt.org.za/sacwg/index.html

The Highlands Crane Group
http://www.ewt.org.za/highlandscranegroup/index.html

Whooping Crane
http://www.learner.org/jnorth/spring1999/species/crane/index.html

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