A Mom For Umande

Author: Maria Faulconer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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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 face to teach him discipline; and gave him happy gorilla grumbles to encourage him. But for Umande, something was still missing. Luckily, a thousand miles away at the Columbus Zoo, a mom was waiting just for him. This touching true story about finding a family will resonate with animal lovers and adoptive families alike. Share this book with fans of Owen & Mzee, Tarra & Bella, and Knut.

Gorillas Up Close

Author: Christena Nippert-Eng

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 997

Have you ever wondered how experts train a gorilla? Or what design features make a great gorilla habitat? Did you know that some gorillas can solve problems on giant touch-screen computers? Filled with facts and photos, Gorillas Up Close takes us into the world of gorillas. Explore the differences between gorillas in zoos and in the wild with the gorilla family troop in Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo. Readers will delight in the similarities gorillas share with humans while finding out more about these incredible animals.

A to Zoo, Supplement to the Ninth Edition: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, 9th Edition

Author: Rebecca L. Thomas

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 159

View: 637

This supplement updates the ninth edition of the classic reference with information on children's picture books published in 2014 and 2015. It is an essential guide for collection development and readers' advisory as well as an invaluable resource for program planning. • Offers quick access to subjects of interest to young children • Provides easy-to-understand subject headings that can be used by patrons as well as professionals • Helps in preparing reading lists and organizing storytime themes • Covers a broad range of subjects to meet the needs of librarians, teachers, parents, and homeschoolers • Features user-friendly organization • Includes in-depth indexing and full bibliographical details

Baby Gorillas

Author: Christina Leaf

Publisher: Bellwether Media

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 250

Baby gorillas are a lot like human babies. They snuggle with mom, get piggyback rides, and even suck their thumbs! Find more similarities with these loveable babies in this low-level title.

One Dark Night

Author:

Publisher: Viking Childrens Books

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 651

A young boy and his grandparents help a mother and her kittens find safety during a summer thunderstorm.

Dear Juno

Author: Soyung Pak

Publisher: Viking Childrens Books

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 182

Although Juno, a Korean-American boy, cannot read the letter he receives from his grandmother in Seoul, he understands what it means from the photograph and dried flower enclosed and decides to send a similar letter back to her. Color illustrations throughout.