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The Watcher: Jane Goodall's life with the chimps

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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.
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9780375867743
9780375985836
9780375967740
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AD: Adult Directed 630L
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The Watcher was named a Best Book of the Year by the Boston Globe, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and the Bank Street College of Education.
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subject_facetChimpanzees -- Tanzania -- Gombe National Park -- Juvenile literature
Goodall, Jane, -- 1934- -- Juvenile literature
Primatologists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Women primatologists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_displayThe Watcher Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps
title_fullThe Watcher Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps
The watcher : Jane Goodall's life with the chimps / Jeanette Winter
title_shortThe Watcher
title_subJane Goodall's life with the chimps
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Chimpanzees
Goodall, Jane
Juvenile Nonfiction
Nature
Picture Book Nonfiction
Primatologists
Science
Women primatologists