Gorilla Walk

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Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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In 1997, Ted and Betsy Lewin trekked into the Impenetrable Forest in Uganda to see mountain gorillas in the wild. This real-life adventure story is the amazing saga of that trip. At moments funny, exhausting, educational, and enlightening, Gorilla Walk is filled with the wonder of nature in general--and of this magnificent animal in particular.

Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2000, National Council for SS & Child. Book Council, 2000 Notable Children's Books (ALA), and Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 2000--selected by Natn'l Science Tchrs Assoc. & Child. Bk Cncl.

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User Review  - amassingale - LibraryThing

I don’t know if I would necessarily use this book in my classroom, but it is a great example of telling about an event. Shows students different details to a story. Explains their time walking in a jungle and they find gorillas. Grades: 3-5 Read full review

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User Review  - Leah08 - LibraryThing

This is a good example of an informational book. It gives factual information about a Gorilla search in Uganda that the authors went on together. It tells a story but the emphasis is on the facts being presented to the reader. The information is up to date and accurate. Level: Intermediate Read full review


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