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Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps (The) - Cover
Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps (The)
Jeanette Winter, Schwartz & Wade 2010
 
Beautifully illustrated, this book walks young children through Jane Goodall's life - starting in her childhood through her work at Gombe and her discoveries about the lives of chimpanzees and her growing work as an activist working to protect the environment. There is an on-going focus on Goodall's ability to observe carefully, take notes, and care deeply - a terrific description of a scientist at work .

Ages: Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Non-Fiction, Story Book, Biography
Identity Groups: Non-Stereotypical Females, White/Euro-American
Special Topics: Activism, Animals with Children, Work, Earth, Physical, Life Science: STEAM, Knowing Our History (School Age)
Strands: Care & Love of Nature, Global Awareness