Can We Save the Tiger?: Martin Jenkins

Can We Save the Tiger?

Author/Illustrator: Martin Jenkins/Vicky White
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication Year: 2011
Brief Summary: This beautifully-illustrated and touchingly-written book implores readers to think about how human actions might affect the animals whom we share the planet with.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:

  • Why do some animals become endangered/extinct? e.g. human actions, through disease transferred by other animals, etc.
  • What are some ways our actions affect the animals and cause them to be endangered/extinct?  e.g. by hunting them, by introducing predator into their habitat, etc.
  • What are some things we can do to help save the animals?
  • Take a field trip to a nature center and learn about animal conservation efforts.
  • Select one of the animals/plants discussed in the book and conduct further research.  Provide concrete ways we can help.

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.  Additional web resources provided in the back; index

Accessed at: Capilano Library

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