Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas
From the Series On My Own Biography
Dian Fossey was fascinated with the sad plight of the mountain gorilla and went to Africa. She imitated the gorillas’ sounds and habits and came to know them individually. After several of her favorite gorillas were killed, she became impassioned about stopping the poaching and the destruction of the gorillas’ natural habitat. Her research and her book, Gorillas in the Mist, led to current efforts to protect this endangered species.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||On My Own Books|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
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“A worthwhile On My Own Biography with a simple text and colorful illustrations that should appeal to younger readers.” —Appraisal
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On My Own Biography
Engage readers’ interest and imagination! These award-winning biographies feature full-page illustrations. Written in story format, each book features pivotal episodes that reveal what kind of person the subject is (or was) and how he or she came to be famous. View available downloads →