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A Home Away from Home

True Stories of Wild Animal Sanctuaries

by Nicholas Read
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: animal welfare, hippos & rhinos, apes, monkeys, etc.

An informative book for middle-grade readers about sanctuaries across North America that rescue wild animals and provide them with safe places to live.

Years ago, most major cities in North America had zoos full of exotic or wild animals in tiny cages. It was also not uncommon for wild animals to be kept as pets or trained to perform in circuses. To …

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Bringing Back the Mountain Gorilla

by Ruth Daly
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9
  • Grade: 4
tagged: endangered, environmental conservation & protection, apes, monkeys, etc.

Although still listed as critically endangered, the mountain gorilla is the only great ape whose population is increasing in the wild. Humans still pose their greatest threat, but a number of organizations have been collaborating with local people in conservation efforts to bring back their numbers. Learn about the programs that are expanding the m …

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Orangutan Orphanage

by Suzi Eszterhas
edition: eBook
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: animal welfare, apes, monkeys, etc., environmental conservation & protection, asia

Orangutan Orphanage is the second in the 4-book Wildlife Rescue series. Each book introduces a species of animal in danger somewhere in the world and profiles a rescue center that helps them. Stunning photos by award-winning wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas give readers a rare view of these adorable animals and the high level of care they rece …

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When Emily Carr Met Woo

by Monica Kulling, illustrated by Dean Griffiths
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: art, apes, monkeys, etc., painting

Emily Carr is one strange bird. She makes paintings nobody wants, keeps a houseful of animals, and often disappears into the woods in a tiny house on wheels. But even those used to Emily's eccentricities are surprised when she comes home from a trip to buy birdseed with a small, lonely monkey. In Emily's rambunctious household, Woo the monkey is no …

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What is a Primate?

by Bobbie Kalman & Levigne
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: apes, monkeys, etc., biology

Young readers will go bananas for What is a Primate? From the lemurs of Madagascar to the gentle gorillas of Africa, this book describes the reproduction, communication, feeding, and complex social structures of these amazing animals.

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Hip-hop dancers - CD Only

by Bobbie Kalman
  • age: 6
  • Grade: 1
tagged: beginner, apes, monkeys, etc.

Children will love the comical photographs of animals in different hip-hop dance positions! Dancing lemurs, bunnies, chimpanzees, and elephants groove to a simple rhyme pattern in this entertaining book.

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Hip-hop dancers - CD + PB Book - Package

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 6
  • Grade: 1
tagged: beginner, apes, monkeys, etc.

Children will love the comical photographs of animals in different hip-hop dance positions! Dancing lemurs, bunnies, chimpanzees, and elephants groove to a simple rhyme pattern in this entertaining book.

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