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The Heart of an Eagle

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 19
Categories: Family, Nature



Appeared in

The Cherry Tree Buck and Other Stories

Story Summary

After a female bald eagle is killed by a careless hunter, Robin's Uncle Cliff recovers the eggs and puts them in one of his chicken nests. Only one hatches and by the time Robin and his grandpa arrive for a visit they discover a bald eagle that thinks its a chicken. With compassion and not a little humor, they attempt to teach the eagle its true nature.