by Kara Hagedorn
A heart-warming story of how an injured hawk, no longer able to fly due to a gunshot and broken wing! Sunshine (the Hawk) lays infertile eggs every spring and still attempts to hatch them. Each year her caretaker, Kara (the author), takes the eggs away which confuses Sunshine. One year Kara gets an idea and gets chicken eggs from her neighbor. Sunshine sits on those eggs as if they are her own, hatches them, and then raises the chicks as her own young.
For readers who love Little Pink Pup, Owen and Mzee, and other books that celebrate relationships of unlikely animals, you will love reading this nonfiction picture book.