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Potter, Alicia.
New York : Knopf, 2012
IL 3-6, RL 3.5
ISBN 0375844481
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This is the story of a woman who was the first person to bring a panda to America.  In 1934, Mrs. Harkness' husband went to China to find a panda.  He eventually died in China before finding a panda to bring home to his wife.  So she decided to travel to China to find one for herself.  It wasn't an easy task.  The journey was filled with dangers.  Travel with Ruth Harkness as she boards a steamship to Shanghai and travels up the Yangtze and on into the mountains.
SUBJECTS:     Giant panda.
                        Wild animal collecting.
                        Harkness, Ruth.

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