Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas

From the Series On My Own Biography

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

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.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-8225-8925-9
$38.65 $28.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand On My Own Books
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2011-08-01
BISACS JNF051150, JNF007120, JNF007020
Dewey 599.884'092
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 47162
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

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Appraisal: Science Books for Young People

“A worthwhile On My Own Biography with a simple text and colorful illustrations that should appeal to younger readers.” —Appraisal

Illustrator: Ralph L. Ramstad

Author: Jane A. Schott

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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 →