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Unstoppable : true stories of amazing bionic animals

by Furstinger, Nancy,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 15 Libraries 15 of 15 copies
Available (15)
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Avalon Public Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 636.089 FUR
Location  Avalon Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 636.089 FUR
 
 
Braddock Carnegie Library Juvenile Non Fiction J 636.089 FUR
Location  Braddock Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 636.089 FUR
 
 
Brentwood Library Juvenile Non-fiction JUV 636.089 Furstinger
Location  Brentwood Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-fiction
 
Call Number  JUV 636.089 Furstinger
 
 
Bridgeville Public Library Public Library Children's Non-Fiction JUV 636.089 FUR
Location  Bridgeville Public Library
 
Collection  Public Library Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  JUV 636.089 FUR
 
 
CLP - Allegheny Regional Children's Non-Fiction j SF911.F96 2017
Location  CLP - Allegheny Regional
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j SF911.F96 2017
 
 
CLP - Brookline Children's Non-Fiction j SF911.F96 2017
Location  CLP - Brookline
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j SF911.F96 2017
 
 
CLP - East Liberty Children's Non-Fiction Collection j SF911.F96 2017
Location  CLP - East Liberty
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  j SF911.F96 2017
 
 
CLP - Lawrenceville Children's Non-Fiction Collection j SF911.F96 2017
Location  CLP - Lawrenceville
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  j SF911.F96 2017
 
 
CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Non-Fiction Collection j SF911.F96 2017
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  j SF911.F96 2017
 
 
CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's New Books j SF911.F96 2017
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
 
Collection  Children's New Books
 
Call Number  j SF911.F96 2017
 
 
Jefferson Hills Public Library Juv Nonfiction J 636.089 FUR
Location  Jefferson Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Juv Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 636.089 FUR
 
 
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 636.089 Fur
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 636.089 Fur
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 636.089 F98
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 636.089 F98
 
 
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Non-Fiction j 636.089 FUR
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 636.089 FUR
 
 
Pleasant Hills Public Library Juvenile Juv 636.089 F99
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile
 
Call Number  Juv 636.089 F99
 
 
Summary
Chris P. Bacon was born with malformed legs, but with the help of a wheelchair made of construction toys, he's become a hero to people with similar challenges.

Nancy Furstinger profiles Chris P. Bacon and many other animals in Unstoppable --all of whom are making their way around with the help of prosthetics, braces, orthotics and wheelchairs! Readers will meet the caretakers, prosthetists, vets, and loving families that help to make recovery possible. Furstinger offers a glimpse into the cutting-edge technologies, such as 3D printing and brain-controlled prosthetics, that are helping to improve the lives of animals and humans alike.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "There's no way a book this adorable will stay on the shelves, which is fitting considering it's about animals on the move disabled animals to be exact. Eleven captivating stories profile animals that have suffered an injury or mobility challenge that they've overcome with an indomitable spirit, a team of caring humans, and a prosthetic or orthotic device. Furstinger goes right for the heart with her accounts of animals like Brutus, a dog whose frostbitten paws were replaced with four new prosthetic feet; Estella, a guinea pig fitted with a tiny wheelchair; and Mr. Stubbs, an alligator with a high-tech faux tail. Color photos of creatively cavorting creatures fill the book's pages, emphasizing that the benefits of helping these animals extend beyond simple locomotion to their overall happiness and well-being. This book also carries numerous STEM connections, from the prosthetics' designs, the shared advances between veterinary and human medicine, and a page devoted to low-tech solutions, such as PVC-pipe walkers and a skateboard-scooting tortoise. Inspiring and heartwarming.--Smith, Julia Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Veterinary surgery -- Juvenile literature.
Domestic animals -- Surgery -- Juvenile literature.
Artificial limbs -- Juvenile literature.
Prosthesis -- Juvenile literature.
Bionics -- Juvenile literature.
Veterinary surgery.
Domestic animals -- Surgery.
Artificial limbs.
Prosthesis.
Bionics.
Publisher Boston :2017
Audience Elementary Grade
Language English
Description 128 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 114-115) and index.
ISBN 9780544879669
054487966X
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