Me...Jane

By McDonnell, Patrick

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ISBN
978-0-31604-546-9
Publisher
Little, Brown


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 2011

PreS-Gr 2—In this tender homage to the famous primatologist, McDonnell gives readers a peek into Jane Goodall's formative years. Even as a young child she had an abiding love of the natural world and took every opportunity to study and enjoy the plants and animals around her. "It was a magical world full of joy and wonder, and Jane felt very much a part of it." Her constant companion, whether climbing her favorite tree or exploring her grandmother's chicken coop, was her stuffed chimpanzee, Jubilee. Her fascination ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2011

Where Jeanette Winter's The Watcher (rev. p. 144) devotes just five of its forty-eight pages to Jane Goodall's childhood, Me...Jane devotes all but two spreads to the great primatologist's formative years. And despite its rather cheeky title (justified by the young Jane's devotion to Edgar Rice Burroughs), McDonnell's book is the more inspirational. His Jane, along with her stuffed toy chimp Jubilee, studies nature wherever and however she can; as ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

McDonnell's inspirational book focuses on the great primatologist's formative years; young Jane, with her stuffed toy chimp, studies nat...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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