April 19, 2018

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Sonya's Chickens

Phoebe Wahl. illus. by author. Tundra.

K-Gr 2–A young girl who has been carefully nurturing a trio of chickens awakens one night to discover a fox has snatched one of her beloved hens. With tenderness and respect for their daughter’s heavy heart, Sonya’s parents soothe her tears, remember her fowl, and reinforce the coop’s siding, as they try to help her understand a fox’s need to provide for its young.

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