Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall

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Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall

by Anita Silvey, Jane Goodall

First Release:

September 2015

ISBN: 9781426315190

Before Jane Goodall, “no one had ever observed wild chimpanzees for more than two months. [She] would eventually study three generations of chimpanzees over a 55-year period.” Foreword by Jane Goodall. All about chimpanzees. “Gombe Family Scrapbook.“ Time line. Maps of Gombe. Further resources. Notes. Index. Author’s note. Black-and-white and full-color photographs and illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9781426315190
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition
    Publisher: National Geographic
    Page Count: 96
    Authors: Anita Silvey, Jane Goodall
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 7.4, Points: 2
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 10.4, Points: 5
    Lexile: Level: 1100L
    Awards & Honors: 2016 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for Excellence in Science Books, Finalist, Middle Grades
    2015 Parents’ Choice Book Awards
    Nonfiction, Gold; 2016 Amelia Bloomer List, Middle Grade–Nonfiction
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Informational Books for Older Readers
    100 Notable Titles for Reading and Sharing 2015, Children’s Books
    2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 3–5
    2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Elementary / Middle Grade Nonfiction
    Triple Crown National Book Award 2016-2017
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Biography and Memoir
    Genre: Nonfic
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