Celebrating the best of humanity, one story at a time.
Visit our Facebook Visit our Twitter
 
The Watcher: Jane Goodalls Life with the Chimps
by Jeanette Winter

Illustrator: Jeanette Winter
Publisher: 0375867740
ISBN: 0375867740

MY HERO recommends this book to children readers.

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 the Boston Globe, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and the Bank Street College of Education.

Purchase this book

Add your comments

Name

Comments

Human check: please fill in the answer below...
1,2,3,4,5,6,,8,9,10

 

Copyright by The MY HERO Project
 
 


home | about | features | participate | educators | privacy policy | site map
 
©2013 The My Hero Project, Inc. All rights reserved. Technical errors or questions? support@myheroproject.org

.
Support Us