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The watcher [electronic resource] : Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps. Jeanette Winter.

Winter, Jeanette. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780375985836 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: Acclaimed picture book biographer Jeanette Winter has found her perfect subject: Jane Goodall, the great observer of chimpanzees. Follow Jane from her childhood in London watching a robin on her windowsill, to her years in the African forests of Gombe, Tanzania, invited by brilliant scientist Louis Leakey to observe chimps, to her worldwide crusade to save these primates who are now in danger of extinction, and their habitat. Young animal lovers and Winter's many fans will welcome this fascinating and moving portrait of an extraordinary person and the animals to whom she has dedicated her life.The Watcher was named a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, the Boston Globe, and the Bank Street College of Education.From the Hardcover edition.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
820 Lexile.
4.2 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Schwartz & Wade, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 18232 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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