I am Jane Goodall

I am Jane Goodall
Author: Brad Meltzer
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2016-09-06
ISBN: 0735227624
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I am Jane Goodall Book Excerpt:

Chimpanzee scientist and conservationist Jane Goodall is the 10th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8. After receiving a stuffed animal chimpanzee for her first birthday, Jane Goodall's love of animals only grew. She saw what humans and animals had in common, not what makes us different, and used that to advocate for animal rights everywhere, becoming famous for her work with chimpanzees. This friendly, fun biography series inspired the PBS Kids TV show Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. One great role model at a time, these books encourage kids to dream big. Included in each book are: • A timeline of key events in the hero’s history • Photos that bring the story more fully to life • Comic-book-style illustrations that are irresistibly adorable • Childhood moments that influenced the hero • Facts that make great conversation-starters • A character trait that made the person heroic and that readers can aspire to You’ll want to collect each book in this dynamic, informative series!

I Am Caring

I Am Caring
Author: Brad Meltzer
Publsiher: Dial Books
Total Pages: 14
Release: 2019-09-10
ISBN: 1984814257
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I Am Caring Book Excerpt:

Uses Jane Goodall's life to teach young readers to care for all living creatures.

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall
Author: Dale Peterson
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 740
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9780547053561
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jane Goodall Book Excerpt:

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.

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall
Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Publsiher: Lincoln Children's Books
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2018-10-02
ISBN: 1786032317
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jane Goodall Book Excerpt:

New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMSseries, discover the amazing life of Jane Goodall, the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees. When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. This inspired her lifelong love of animals, and she went to study them in the wild as soon as she could. Jane lived with chimpanzees in their natural habitat and became famous for her pioneering approach to research. She now educates the public on animal rights. This moving book features stylish illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the primatologist's life. Little People, BIG DREAMSis a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall
Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Publsiher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2018-10-04
ISBN: 1786039605
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jane Goodall Book Excerpt:

Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the amazing life of Jane Goodall, the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees. When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. This inspired her lifelong love of animals, and she went to study them in the wild as soon as she could. Jane lived with chimpanzees in their natural habitat and became famous for her pioneering approach to research. She now educates the public on animal rights. This moving book features stylish illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the primatologist's life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall
Author: Joan Stoltman
Publsiher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Total Pages: 24
Release: 2018-12-15
ISBN: 1538228955
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jane Goodall Book Excerpt:

Jane Goodall's work studying chimpanzees changed the way these animals are seen and understood by the world. With the help of this informative book, readers can catch a glimpse into the scientist's extraordinary life and career. The colorful design features photographs and closely correlated, age-appropriate text, ensuring an accurate understanding of the book's key concepts and ideas. Readers of this biography will not only learn about Goodall's incredible life, but about animals, nature, and other aspects of science as a whole.

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall
Author: Brenda Haugen
Publsiher: Capstone
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2006
ISBN: 9780756515904
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jane Goodall Book Excerpt:

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

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall
Author: Meg Greene
Publsiher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2005
ISBN: 9780313331398
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jane Goodall Book Excerpt:

A biography on the life, career, and views of one of today's best-known scientists traces Goodall's path from an early fascination with animals to her landmark, but controversial, studies of chimps in the wild and conservation efforts.

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall
Author: Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2008-07-03
ISBN: 1440632685
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jane Goodall Book Excerpt:

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, and women in scientific fields. This Up Close biography tells the story of how a demure young woman from London went to Africa and changed the world.

The Zero Game

The Zero Game
Author: Brad Meltzer
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2009-03-09
ISBN: 1848947542
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Zero Game Book Excerpt:

Come play the Zero Game - you can bet your life on it... Matthew Mercer and Harris Sandler are best friends who have plum jobs as senior staffers to well-respected congressmen. But after a decade in Washington, idealism has faded to disillusionment, and they're bored. Then one of them finds out about the clandestine Zero Game. It starts out as good fun - a simple wager between friends. But when someone close to them ends up dead, Harris and Matthew realise the game is far more sinister than they ever imagined - and that they're about to be the game's next victims. On the run, they turn to the only person they can trust: a sixteen-year-old Senate page who can move around the Capitol undetected. As a ruthless killer creeps closer, this idealistic page no only holds the key to saving their lives, but is also determined to redeem them in the process.

I am Caring

I am Caring
Author: Brad Meltzer
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 12
Release: 2019-09-10
ISBN: 1984814281
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I am Caring Book Excerpt:

The littlest readers can learn about Jane Goodall in this board book version of the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World biography. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great—the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. In this new board book format, the very youngest readers can learn about one of America's icons in the series's signature lively, conversational style. The short text focuses on drawing inspiration from these iconic heroes, and includes an interactive element and factual tidbits that young kids will be able to connect with. This volume tells the story of Jane Goodall, the famous conservationist and chimpanzee expert.

I am Gandhi

I am Gandhi
Author: Brad Meltzer,Christopher Eliopoulos
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2017-10-03
ISBN: 0735230102
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I am Gandhi Book Excerpt:

Advocate for peace and nonviolent revolutionary Gandhi is the 12th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8. As a young man in India, Gandhi saw firsthand how people were treated unfairly. Refusing to accept injustice, he came up with a brilliant way to fight back through quiet, peaceful protest. He took his methods with him from South Africa back to India, where he led a nonviolent revolution that freed his country from British rule. Through his calm, steady heroism, Gandhi changed everything for India and inspired civil rights movements all over the world, proving that the smallest of us can be the most powerful. This friendly, fun biography series inspired the PBS Kids TV show Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. One great role model at a time, these books encourage kids to dream big. Included in each book are: • A timeline of key events in the hero’s history • Photos that bring the story more fully to life • Comic-book-style illustrations that are irresistibly adorable • Childhood moments that influenced the hero • Facts that make great conversation-starters • A character trait that made the person heroic and that readers can aspire to You’ll want to collect each book in this dynamic, informative series!

I am Walt Disney

I am Walt Disney
Author: Brad Meltzer
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2019-09-10
ISBN: 0525556397
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I am Walt Disney Book Excerpt:

The 18th picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes tells the story of Walt Disney, who made dreams come true. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos. This volume features Walt Disney, who makes dreams come true for himself and countless kids around the world. Walt Disney used his imagination and creativity to tell stories that have become beloved by families everywhere. From his failures to his successes, this book celebrates the work and the man behind the happiest place on earth.

Trailblazers Jane Goodall

Trailblazers  Jane Goodall
Author: Anita Ganeri
Publsiher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2019-10-01
ISBN: 059312412X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Trailblazers Jane Goodall Book Excerpt:

Bring history home and meet some of the world's greatest game changers! Get inspired by the true story of a famous researcher who studied chimpanzees. This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level. In July 1960, Jane Goodall went into the wilderness in Tanzania to study chimpanzees. For years she camped out with the chimps, observing their behavior and making amazing discoveries! Jane had always been fascinated by animals and knew she wanted to make learning more about them her life's work. Find out how this girl who loved animals became one of history's greatest trailblazers! Trailblazers is a biography series that celebrates the lives of amazing pioneers, past and present, from all over the world. Get inspired by more Trailblazers: Neil Armstrong, Jackie Robinson, Jane Goodall, Harriet Tubman, Albert Einstein, Beyoncé, and Simone Biles. What kind of trail will you blaze?

So Here I Am

So Here I Am
Author: Anna Russell
Publsiher: White Lion Publishing
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2019-02-05
ISBN: 1781318271
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

So Here I Am Book Excerpt:

Discover the inspiring voices that have changed our world, and started a new conversation. The first dedicated collection of seminal speeches by women from around the world, So Here I Am is about women at the forefront of change – within politics, science, human rights and media; discussing everything from free love, anti-war, scientific discoveries, race, gender and women's rights. From Emmeline Pankhurst's 'Freedom or Death' speech and Marie Curie's trailblazing Nobel lecture, to Michelle Obama speaking on parenthood in politics and Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza's stirring ode to black women, the words collected here are empowering, engaging and inspiring. With powerful illustrations from Camila Pinheiro, this anthology of outspoken women throughout history is essential reading for anyone who believes that change is not only possible, it is necessary.

Me Jane

Me       Jane
Author: Patrick McDonnell
Publsiher: Little Brown & Company
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2011-04-05
ISBN: 9780316045469
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Me Jane Book Excerpt:

Holding her stuffed toy chimpanzee, young Jane Goodall observes nature, reads Tarzan books, and dreams of living in Africa and helping animals. Includes biographical information on the prominent zoologist.

Creating Literacy Communities as Pathways to Student Success

Creating Literacy Communities as Pathways to Student Success
Author: Jessica Singer Early,Christina Saidy
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2018-10-04
ISBN: 0429815158
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creating Literacy Communities as Pathways to Student Success Book Excerpt:

Creating Literacy Communities as Pathways to Student Success offers a model for using literacy as a pathway for secondary students to explore fields from which they are often systematically excluded. In particular, this volume demonstrates how access for young Latina students to STEM related fields can be bolstered through engagement with mentors in writing and reading programs. Written for pre- and in-service teachers, as well as scholars across disciplines, this book aims to re-conceptualize the ways in which writing can best serve ethnically and linguistically diverse students, especially girls.

The Book of Lies

The Book of Lies
Author: Brad Meltzer
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2009-02-19
ISBN: 1848942443
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Book of Lies Book Excerpt:

Cain killed Abel: the original murder. But the Bible is silent about one key detail: the weapon Cain used to kill his brother. It's a mystery that's never been solved. Until now. In Florida, Cal Harper comes face-to-face with his family's greatest secret: his long-lost father, who's been shot with a gun that traces back to an unsolved murder in 1932. What could that murder have to do with the biblical one? Father and son are suddenly thrown into a bloodthirsty quest for an ancient weapon, and the answer to a secret that people are dying to find. But closing in on them is a man tattooed with the mark of Cain - the world's first killer. In his pocket he carries the means of causing a horrifying death. And in his heart an insatiable desire for what he believes is his birthright . . .

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall
Author: Meg Greene
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2008
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jane Goodall Book Excerpt:

Recent polls identify Jane Goodall to be the most recognizable living scientist in the Western world. This is a fascinating story of a nave young woman who started her work without even a college degree and eventually developed into a dedicated scientist and a world-famous conservationist and humanitarian.

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall
Author: Megan Mitchell
Publsiher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2016-12-15
ISBN: 1502623161
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jane Goodall Book Excerpt:

Jane Goodall is perhaps best known for significant research into primate behavior, but she is also an influential animal rights and environmental activist. This text excavates Goodall’s life and work, allowing students to better understand the field of primatology and Goodall’s contributions to this field. Through ample use of primary sources and field-specific context, students will learn about one of the most influential women in science today.