My Life with the Chimpanzees

Author: Jane Goodall

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671562711

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 160

View: 3728


The well-known English zoologist describes her early interest in animals and how this led to her study of chimpanzees at the Gombe Stream Reserve in Tanzania.

My Life with the Chimpanzees

Author: Jane Goodall

Publisher: iBooks

ISBN: N.A

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 156

View: 6790


Jane Goodall's adventures with the chimpanzees and the important discoveries she has made about them have gained her worldwide recognition. Now she tells her exciting story in her own words! When Jane Goodall was twenty-six years old, she ventured into the forests of Africa to observe chimps in the wild. On her expeditions she braved the dangers of the jungle and survived encounters with leopards and lions in the African bush. And she got to know an amazing group of wild chimpanzees - intelligent animals whose lives, in work and play and family relationships, bear a surprising resemblance to our own. Jane Goodall has also written the bestseller In the Shadow of Man and The Chimpanzee Family Book. In 1977, she established the Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education, and Conservation to promote animal research throughout the world. SUMMARY: A DREAM COME TRUE From the time she was a girl, Jane Goodall dreamed of a life spent working with animals. Finally she had her wish. When she was twenty-six years old, she ventured into the forests of Africa to observe chimpanzees in the wild. On her expeditions she braved the dangers of the jungle and survived encounters with leopards and lions in the African bush. And she got to know an amazing group of wild chimpanzees — intelligent animals whose lives, in work and play and family relationships, bear a surprising resemblance to our own. Jane Goodall's adventures with the chimps and the important discoveries she has made about them have gained her worldwide recognition. Now she tells her exciting story in her own words.

My Life with the Chimpanzees, the Fascinating Story of One of the World's Most Celebrated Naturalists

Author: Jane Goodall

Publisher: ibooks

ISBN: 1588249492

Category: Science

Page: 156

View: 995


From the time she was a girl, Jane Goodall dreamed of a life spent working with animals. Finally she had her wish. When she was twenty-six years old, she ventured into the forests of Africa to observe chimpanzees in the wild. On her expeditions she braved the dangers with leopards and lions in the African bush. And she got to know an amazing group of wild chimpanzees -- intelligent animals whose lives, in work and play and family relationships, bear a surprising resemblance to our own.

Jane Goodall

Author: Brenda Haugen

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780756515904

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 8048


Presents the life and accomplishments of the primatologist whose research on chimpanzees changed many beliefs about animals.

Women Who Changed the World: Their Lives, Challenges, and Accomplishments through History [4 volumes]

Author: Candice Goucher

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440868255

Category: History

Page: 1312

View: 8085


Women Who Changed the World: Their Lives, Challenges, and Accomplishments through History features 200 biographies of notable women and offers readers an opportunity to explore the global past from a gendered perspective. The women featured in this four-volume set cover the full sweep of history, from our ancestral forbearer "Lucy" to today's tennis phenoms Venus and Serena Williams. Every walk of life is represented in these pages, from powerful monarchs and politicians to talented artists and writers, from inquisitive scientists to outspoken activists. Each biography follows a standardized format, recounting the woman's life and accomplishments, discussing the challenges she faced within her particular time and place in history, and exploring the lasting legacy she left. A chronological listing of biographies makes it easy for readers to zero in on particular time periods, while a further reading list at the end of each essay serves as a gateway to further exploration and study. High-interest sidebars accompany many of the biographies, offering more nuanced glimpses into the lives of these fascinating women.

The Watcher

Author: Jeanette Winter

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade

ISBN: 0375985832

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 1759


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.

Jane Goodall

Author: Connie Jankowski

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 0756540542

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 1893


Jane Goodall is a Capstone Press publication.

Values That Shape Us

Author: Manjulika Koshal

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 1638673160

Category: Self-Help

Page: 194

View: 744


Values That Shape Us: Inspirational Stories and Quotes By: Manjulika Koshal Values That Shape Us: Inspirational Stories and Quotes is a collection of personal stories and anecdotes that have shaped the lives of the author, her family, colleagues, and friends.

Living with Cannibals and Other Women's Adventures

Author: Michele B. Slung

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Travel

Page: 264

View: 6318


Drawn from more than one hundred years of first-person narratives from the collection of the National Geographic Society, a collection of firsthand accounts documents the accomplishments of women explorers who ventured into the unknown, featuring contributions from astronaut Shannon Lucid, arctic explorer Helen Thayer, Victorian world traveler Isabella Bird Bishop, and others.

Jane Goodall

Author: Dale Peterson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547053561

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 740

View: 4872


A biography of Jane Goodall describes how she revolutionized the study of primates through her years of study of the chimpanzees of Gombe and helped establish radical new standards and a new intellectual style in the study of animal behavior.