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Author Montgomery, Heather L., author.

Title Who gives a poop? : surprising science from one end to the other / Heather L. Montgomery ; illustrated by Iris Gottlieb.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Bloomsbury Children's Books, [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 612.36 MON    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Description 184 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-175) and index.
Contents Hunk of tongue -- Poopy puzzle -- Poo-poo choo-choo -- Doggies and dung -- Stool to fuel -- Got guts? -- Survival -- More feces, please! -- Pumpkin pie -- Alphabet soup -- Fecal floats -- Pandas, poetry, and palm oil -- Poop and prejudice -- Goldmine -- Author's note -- Fecal fun for you -- Poo-tential -- Wonderful waste words -- Poop sleuths.
Summary Poop is disgusting, but it's also packed with potential. One scientist spent months training a dog to track dung to better understand elephant birthing patterns. Another discovered that mastodon poop years ago is the reason we enjoy pumpkin pie today. And every week, some folks deliver their own poop to medical facilities, where it is swirled, separated, and shipped off to a hospital to be transplanted into another human. There's even a train full of human poop sludge that's stuck without a home in Alabama. Follow the author into science labs, forests, hospitals, and landfills, as the author asks: Who uses poo?-- Adapted from
Subject Feces -- Juvenile literature.
Animal droppings -- Juvenile literature.
Manures -- Juvenile literature.
Excretion -- Juvenile literature.
Digestion -- Juvenile literature.
Sewage disposal -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Instructional and educational works.
Informational works.
Added Author Gottlieb, Iris, illustrator.
ISBN 9781547603473 hardcover
154760347X hardcover

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