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Dian Fossey

Author: Richard Wood; Sara Barton-Wood
Publisher: Chicago : Heinemann Library, ©2001.
Series: Groundbreakers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the life of the scientist and her accomplishments working to protect the mountain gorillas in Africa.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Biography
Juvenile works
Biographies
Literature
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Dian Fossey; Dian Fossey; Dian Fossey
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wood; Sara Barton-Wood
ISBN: 1588100499 9781588100498 9780431104744 0431104743
OCLC Number: 45044243
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 27 cm.
Contents: The gorillas' champion --
Dian's early years --
African horizons --
Gorilla country --
Planning her return --
The study of primates --
Kabara Meadow --
Karisoke --
Dian's discoveries --
Coco and pucker --
Gorilla watching --
Dian's war --
Camp life --
Hazards and health --
The "big degree" --
Digit --
Gorillas in the Mist --
Return to Karisoke --
Dian's murder --
Dian's legacy --
Timeline.
Series Title: Groundbreakers.
Responsibility: Richard and Sara Wood.

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Describes the life of the scientist and her accomplishments working to protect the mountain gorillas in Africa.

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