Gorillas: Gentle Giants of the Forest (Step-Into-Reading, Step 3)

by Joyce Milton

Other authorsRobert Hynes (Illustrator)
Paperback, 1997

Status

Available

Local notes

R Mil

Barcode

2743

Publication

Random House Books for Young Readers (1997), Paperback, 48 pages

Description

Discusses gorillas, their behavior, and how scientists have studied them.

Language

Physical description

48 p.; 8.98 inches

User reviews

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This book is a good beginning overview about gorillas, beginning with a description of why they seem scary and then explaining why they aren't actually scary. It describes how they live, what they eat, and how they defend themselves from predators. We also learn about a few scientists who have
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studied wild gorillas and found that they are very intelligent, such as Penny Patterson with Koko. The end tells just a smidgen about the environmental problems threatening wild gorillas.
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Lexile

530L

Pages

48

Rating

(5 ratings; 4)
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