Primates

Primates

The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas

Book - 2013
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"This is the true story of three scientists who risked their lives for research that forever changed the way we think of primates--including ourselves"--Dust jacket flap.
Publisher: New York : First Second, 2013.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781596438651
1596438657
Branch Call Number: 741.5973 Ott YA
Characteristics: 133 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Wicks, Maris - Illustrator

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garnet_girl
Jun 15, 2019

This was a really good book. I had never heard of Biruté Galdikas before but she was really interesting. I had no idea that they all knew each other and that they were all recruited by the same person. Primates was a great book that I really enjoyed reading.

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Devayan_Mitra
Jan 25, 2019

This is the best book ever in my life!!!!!!!!!

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brown_bee_55
Nov 20, 2018

It is so amazing and inspiring for me to know that these women all worked hard and fought for what they felt and thought was right. THANK YOU!!!!!!!

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The_Zookeeper
Nov 18, 2018

I hadn't realized that these three amazing women all knew each other. They have done amazing things for conservation and this was a great way to show their lives and the lives of the animals they studied.

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AMDLibrary
Jul 04, 2017

An EXCELLENT telling of Jane Goodall's life works and beyond. Intimate knowledge is shared about the incredible people studying the primates, the terrible conditions which the endured, the awe they witnessed and much more. A beautiful deep dive into the world of primates, their observer's and the science discovered.

multcolib_susannel Aug 08, 2016

Straightforward story of three women who dedicated their lives to studying gorillas, chimps and orangutans.
The illustrations are clean and simple and engaging. It makes the reader want to find out more.

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BPL_AnaC
Apr 30, 2016

That's the kind of art I like in graphic novels, it reminded me of Raina Telgemeier for some reason. I'd known the story of Jane Goodall, but it was nice to learn about the two other normal-women-turned-scientists. It's a short summary on their experiences with the primates in different parts of Africa and Asia.

CRRL_CraigG Jun 26, 2015

Primates captures the fascinating study of several great ape species in the 1960's and 70's. Three women—Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas—found their calling and approached their research in very different ways.

Read more at: http://www.librarypoint.org/primates_ottaviani

Cynthia_N Oct 01, 2014

I really believe we need more nonfiction graphic novels. This was a quick read but I finished the book with a desire to know more about these women. Great for pulling in reluctant readers.

BCD2013 Jun 06, 2014

NYPL Staff Pick
Ottaviani's text and Wicks's art bring these pioneering women scientists to life.
- Selection Team

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