A King Salmon Journey by Debbie S. Miller, John H. Eiler
  

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A King Salmon Journey by Debbie S. Miller, John H. Eiler

Two thousand miles is a staggering distance for any kind of journey. But imagine making it not by car or even foot-but by fin. That's what faces Chinook, a female king salmon, as she takes a dramatic trip to safely deliver her eggs. From the Bering Sea, up the Yukon River, and on to the Nisutlin River, A King Salmon Journey takes young readers on an engaging ride through the waters of Alaska and Canada, bringing to life the biology - and mystery - of one of the world's most popular fish. Based on the story of a real-life chinook, this beautifully illustrated book deftly combines science with a fast-paced tale of survival and perseverance.

About the Author

Debbie S. Miller is the author of dozens of books for children and adults, including A Caribou Journey and A Woolly Mammoth Journey, both from the University of Alaska Press. She lives near Fairbanks, Alaska. John H. Eiler has worked for more than thirty years as a research biologist with the National Marine Fisheries Service in Alaska. He lives in Juneau, Alaska.

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Format

Hardback
44 pages

Author

Debbie S. Miller, John H. Eiler
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Publisher

University of Alaska Press

Publication date

19th September 2014

ISBN

9781602232303


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