Dancing With Tex – The Remarkable Friendship To Save The Whooping Cranes
Dancing With Tex: The Remarkable Friendship To Save The Whooping Cranes brings a true environmental story to life about the power of friendship in saving the Whooping Cranes from extinction.
Tex is a rare Whooping Crane from Texas who believes she belongs with people. George is a young man from Canada, who wants to save the cranes. Together, Tex and George become dancing partners over six years to help Tex lay a fertile egg. Ultimately, Tex's chick made a difference in keeping the Whooping Crane alive on earth. But it wasn’t easy. This story offers a testimony to how faith, belief and perseverance can make dreams come true.
As our planet faces environmental concerns, Dancing With Tex demonstrates the importance of caring for our endangered species. Author Lynn Sanders and illustrator Sergio Drumond beautifully capture an exciting event in history. It made national news in 1982 on the Johnny Carson show, and deserves to be known by children everywhere. Added bonuses include an introduction, useful scientific vocabulary words, questions & answers, and a “behind the scenes” closing.
About Lynn B. Sanders (Chicago, Illinois Author)
Lynn Sanders, Founder and President of Difference Makers Media, is passionate about writing, telling and sharing the stories of Difference Makers to inspire youth to keep their dreams alive. She blends her expertise in writing, media and marketing with intuitive guidance to expand the exposure, following and impact for visionary business leaders.
Trusted by clients large and small, Lynn enjoys communicating through print, audio and video channels. She is the author of the new children’s picture book, "Dancing With Tex: The Remarkable Friendship To Save The Whooping Cranes," based on the true bird friendship story between a man who loves birds and a bird who believed she belonged with people. (www.DancingWithTex.com)
Lynn also wrote the children's book, "Social Justice: How You Can Make A Difference," published by Capstone Press. She is the author of numerous articles, an award-winning script writer and poet, and the writer/producer of the patient safety video, "Things You Should Know Before Entering The Hospital," which won a national Telly award. (www.patientsafetyvideo.com) Lynn offers video interviews and serves as Media Host/Producer of the interactive online program, ‘The Difference Makers,” where entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders share their stories, tips and strategies for success. She is also a certified Strategic Attraction coach,™, and is responsible for bringing important stories to the public. You can read her blogs at: www.goread.com/author/lynn-sanders