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Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birut Galdikas | Jim Ottaviani, Maris Wicks
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Introduces the lives and work of three eminent primatologists, shares insights into their educations under mentor Louis Leakey, while exploring their pivotal contributions to twentieth-century natural science.
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glitterkitty459
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#Septemberstats #Septemberwrapup #comics #graphicnovels

Comics I read in September! 😊

DyAnne Fence! 💗💗💗 1mo
Michollio I love Giant Days 😍 1mo
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Because there is such a vast gulf between standard #BookTube fare and what I own, I've been doing a thing where I will mark any book I own "To Read" on Litsy if any BookTuber mentions it in any context. Emily Graslie may not technically be a BookTuber, but whatever, she's awesome and I can't wait to read this book! #TheBrainScoop

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ConnorLaCroix

Weve just now studied chimpanzees in the wild for the span of one chimp lifetime.

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Cool cover!

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ConnorLaCroix
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A graphic novel about Jane Goodall is so neat. Kids may be bored by the science and research that could be too advanced for them, but this is a good way to get them to learn about an important discovery and the scientific process.

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I like how there is a picture and phrase that goes with each Picture throughout the book

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I really like the layout of this book. It looks like a comic book and would be an easy ready for young children

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GatheringBooks
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#TimbitTunes Day 27: Escaping the #MoneyCityManiacs, these intrepid women explorers Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas went into the woods and conducted their fearless science there. It was a good introduction to the lives of these three women who devoted their scientific study to chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans respectively. My review along with other Jane Goodall biographies: https://wp.me/pDlzr-bxG

Cinfhen 🐒🦍❤️ 8mo
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Short, interesting read on my trip to the NOPL library today. I enjoyed the slightly fictionalized snippets of the lives of Goodall, Fossey, and Galdikas. Plus...I ❤️ 🦍

MicrobeMom Is this a graphic novel? Looks awesome!! 1y
gibblr @MicrobeMom Yes, it is! 1y
MicrobeMom Thanks! 1y
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This was really good! I‘ve read about Goodall and Fossey before, but nothing about Galdikas (though I‘ve now added one of her books to my tbr!). Because it‘s a fairly short graphic novel that covers all three women, it skips a lot of detail, but I really enjoyed the information that was there, and I loved the illustrations! There is also a very nice bibliography included at the end. Beautiful graphic novel about three amazing women.

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You know what soothes the book slump woes? Allowing yourself to be absolutely charmed by a graphic novel! This was so lovely! A simplified but in no way simplistic look at the lives of these three women studying primates. Lovely art and just a wonderful reading experience. I actually know very little about Birute, but I have copies of Reflections of Eden and Gorillas in the Mist (never read it, but still more familiar with Dian) to get to.

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Just some bedtime reading with my son. Love the illustrations.

EvieBee This is a favorite of mine! Finally bought a copy! 2y
BellaBookNook @EvieBee It‘s fantastic and the writing is pretty good. A good foundation for my son and I to talk about so many things. 2y
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callielafleur
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Jumping into#DecktheShelves a couple days late, but here are some of my #green books.

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jaimeisbionic
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I didn't know much about Jane Goodall, and I didn't know anything about Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas, so this comicbook was a really great introduction. At times surprising, funny, sad (relating to the necessity for conservation), humbling, and inspiring.

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jaimeisbionic
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Comic about Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, & Birute Galdikas 🙌🏼

Aninski 😍 2y
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LindsayReads
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I'm going for a more figurative interpretation. Louis Leakey had the backs of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birutė Galdikas. When science was *particularly* dominated by men, these women became pioneers in their fields of research partially due to Leakey's initial support. Do you have an alternative to #thebacksofwomen? #marchintorreading
(And yes yes, good morning, Oskar. You may snuggle now.)

saresmoore Oh, Oskar! 😻Also, I LOVE this interpretation! 3y
DiruVamp Look at those adorable little paws 😻 3y
Joybishoptx Beautiful kitty! 3y
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aneirys
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My brother got me this bookjigs bookmark for my monkey obsession. #broknowsbest #graphicnovel

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A cute look at some real world scientists. Remembering that it is targeted at children, the basic storyline js good but I wish it had gone a little more in depth into the three characters instead of just touching on their careers. That said, the art was beautiful and fun, and I walked away smiling!

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A little short, but I liked the interweaving of three stories and three different types of primate study. Poor Dian Fossey 😕 If you know a young girl interested in science or STEM, this would make a great gift!

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