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- Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2012; US$ 17.99
Suryia is not your average orangutan. In the first book about him, Suryia and Roscoe, Suryia found an unusual best friend: a dog named Roscoe. Now Suryia jumps into an unusual new hobby: swimming! Orangutans don't swim; it doesn't come naturally to them. But Suryia shows that adventures await those who are willing to try something new. Set on... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2011; US$ 17.99
Who can imagine an orangutan being friends with a dog? Is it even possible? With Suryia and Roscoe it is! Dogs and orangutans rarely meet, and when they do, they are naturally shy around each other. But when Suryia the orangutan first meets Roscoe, a stray dog, they become best friends from the start. Set on a preserve for rare animals, The... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2013; US$ 17.99
When two baby white tigers on an animal preserve get into trouble during a storm, they are taken in by a human animal worker named China and her helper, a chimpanzee named Anjana. China and Anjana soon become the tigers' mothers, playing and cuddling with the cubs as they grow big and strong. Set on a preserve for endangered animals, The Institute... more...
- Penguin Young Readers Group 2008; US$ 16.99
Up Close: Jane Goodall by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen Up Close: Thurgood Marshall by Chris Crowe A trailblazing scientist made famous by her favorite primates. Jane Goodall will forever be linked with the chimpanzees that she?s studied for over fifty years. A pioneer in scientific research, she revolutionized longstanding views about chimps, forest conservation,... more...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 3.99
Photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children?s interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. Ape Adventures recounts various actual ape-human interactions, highlighting our complex relationship to these fascinating... more...
- Penguin Young Readers Group 2014; US$ 16.99
The heart-tugging true story of how a baby gorilla found love in the arms of a surrogate mom When Umande was born, his mother didn?t know how to take care of him. So, he was hand-reared by keepers at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs. For eight months, the keepers crawled on the ground with him to show him how to walk; coughed in his... more...
- National Geographic Society 2012; US$ 5.99
Follow the journey of Nitro, a tiger kept in captivity in Kansas. His story starts when the county sheriffs visited a Kansas property and decided to confiscate all big cats from their owner. Lions were sent to the Detroit Zoo, and Nitro and his friend Apache went to the Carolina Tiger Rescue. As Nitro was adjusting to his new home, things went terribly... more...
- Roaring Brook Press 2015; US$ 8.99
Betty Hicks says, "I'm adopted, but I've never wanted to search for my birth parents. I did want to explore the different ways of affirming your own identity, adopted or not." She lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, and is the author of Out of Order , praised as "humorous and insightful" by Publishers Weekly in a starred review. more...
- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
Joao lives in a sanctuary called Chimp Eden in South Africa. He is the oldest known chimp in his group. He tells the sad story of how he was taken from his family and sold to a circus, ultimately to sit in a small cage at a zoo for more than 50 years. Now Joao has been rescued and lives in the Chimp Eden sanctuary as part of the Jane Goodall Institute... more...
- Down East Books 2013; US$ 9.99
When an injured fox (crippled by a steel-jawed trap) hobbled into Cherie Mason?s yard one morning, it was the start of a special and unusual relationship. The young fox had every reason to fear humans, yet was won over by Cherie?s persistent gentleness?and the tidbits from her kitchen. For half a year he was a regular visitor and became something... more...