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A Wild Life

My niece Rachel was about 18 months old when the May 1979 National Geographic featured Jane Goodall’s article “Life and Death at Gombe“. Rachel would grab me by the hand, lead me into the living room and pick up that magazine so we could look at the pictures of the chimps. 230 more words


#733 – Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall by Anita Silvey

Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall
Written by Anita Silvey
Foreword by Jane Goodall
National Geographic Kids    6/09/2015
96 pages     Age 8—12

”At age 26, Jane Goodall was a headstrong young woman fulfilling her dream of living in an African wilderness. 700 more words

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Review of 100 Best Books for Children

100 BEST BOOKS FOR CHILDREN: A PARENT’S GUIDE to making the right choices for your young reader, TODDLER TO PRETEEN by Anita Silvey. Published in 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Court. 1,318 more words

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EBYR All Over: March 13, 2015

Welcome back to EBYR All Over, a Friday roundup of all the EBYR-related news, reviews, interviews, and other interesting online content we can gather in a given week.  253 more words

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Selecting Books - Using Lists

We are continuing our series of  How to Select Books. This week we are talking about choosing books from a list. I showed them several books with list including Anita Silvey’s… 68 more words

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About that schedule change...

You know that scheduling shift I mentioned on Monday?  Looks like it’ll happen sooner than I’d realized.  I’m afraid my second “real post” of the week will come on Thursday from now on, or at least until that’s inconvenient and has to change too.   29 more words


Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present

by Charlotte Zolotow; illus. by Maurice Sendak
HarperCollins, 1990 (originally published 1962) 410 more words

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