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Greenidge, Kaitlyn

Summary: The Freeman family--Charles, Laurel, and their daughters, teenage Charlotte and nine-year-old Callie--have been invited to the Toneybee Institute in rural Massachusetts to participate in a research experiment. They will live in an apartment on campus with Charlie, a young chimp abandoned by his mother. The Freemans were selected for the experiment because they know sign language; they are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult- Fantasy, Call number: Fiction Greenridge 2017

Summary: It would be hard to name anyone who has had more of an impact in the realm of animal research and wildlife conservation than Jane Goodall, whose 45 year study of wild chimpanzees in Africa is legendary. In Jane's Journey, we travel with her across several continents, from her childhood home in England, to the Gombe National Park in Tanzania where she began her groundbreaking research and where...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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Kava, Alex

Summary: "Ryder Creed and his K9 search-and-rescue dogs return in the second installment of an exciting new series, teaming up once more with FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell in their riskiest case yet. When Ryder Creed responds to a devastating mudslide in North Carolina, he knows that the difference between finding survivors and the dead is time. He and his sturdiest search-and-rescue dog, Bolo, get to work...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY KAV

Lindsey, Jennifer

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stewart, Tabori & Chang 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599 GOO

Kava, Alex

Summary: "In the new edge-of-your-seat thriller from New York Times-bestselling author Alex Kava, Ryder Creed, his K-9 search-and-rescue dogs, and FBI agent Maggie O'Dell find themselves at the center of a dire and mysterious case. In Chicago, a young man jumps from his thirtieth-story hotel room; along the Missouri river, a hunter and his son stumble upon a lake whose surface is littered with snow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAV

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY KAV

Zuckoff, Mitchell.

Summary: Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff unleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 ZUC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.548 ZUC

Zuckoff, Mitchell.

Summary: Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff chronicles the untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.548 ZUC

Farbman, Melinda.

Summary: Describes the life of the chimpanzee that was sent into space as part of the American space program, describing his capture, training, the actual flight, and his life afterwards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 FAR

Kosmatka, Ted

Summary: "Eric Argus has one last chance. His earlier scientific work-- groundbreaking and infamous--jeopardized his reputation and threatened his sanity. But an old university friend hires him at Hansen Research, a Boston laboratory that provides researchers a probationary period of free reign. Argus has a final opportunity to regain his standing and renew his faith in science. He replicates Feynman's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOS

Hess, Elizabeth.

Summary: Nim Chimpsky, a chimpanzee that was raised like a human child and taught American sign language, has problems when Project Nim funding is ended, but no matter where Nim goes his ability to converse is his salvation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.9885 HES

Banks, Russell

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BAN

Barnes, Jennifer (Jennifer Lynn)

Summary: When a little girl is lost in a 750,000-acre national park, a family of search-and-rescue professionals reunites and three generations of secrets are uncovered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BAR

Gorbachev, Valeri.

Summary: One of Mother Hen's little chicks is missing. Did they leave him in the house? Is he hiding in his bed, or under a bush? Mother Hen and the neighbors search high and low, but there's still no sign of the missing chick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

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Summary: Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from traction in trains and the "roll" of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2008

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Lang, Suzanne

Summary: In preparation for Porcupine's party, Jim Panzee tells his friends that he cannot dance, so they all try to teach him cool moves, but when he lets everyone know that he doesn't like to dance, his friends are stunned.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAN

Hoban, Lillian.

Summary: Arthur the chimp is a little worried about losing his loose tooth, until his sister and their babysitter show him the real meaning of bravery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1985

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Hoban, Lillian.

Summary: While hurrying to get on the school bus, Arthur and his friend unknowingly switch their lunchboxes; later Arthur finds out what surprise his sister had put into hers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1996

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE HOB

Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-traveling Golden retriever was trained for search-and-rescue and even though he did not pass the tests he has used his training on his many trips to help people caught up in disasters; now he has arrived at the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001 just as the first plane hits, and he must rescue fifth-graders Risha and Max who are trapped in the wreckage,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MES

Alborough, Jez.

Summary: Bobo the chimp seeks hugs among various jungle animals and their young, but he does not get what he wants until he is reunited with his own parent. On board pages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD ALB

Stine, R. L.

Summary: When Max makes a deal with the two ghosts inhabiting his bedroom in order to find out how these friends became spirits, he must switch brains with the only witness to the event, a chimpanzee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Stine

Hoban, Lillian.

Summary: Arthur views his little sister in a different light after receiving a revealing letter from his pen pal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1976

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE HOB

Browne, Anthony

Summary: From "Peter Pan" to "The Wind in the Willows," a chimpanzee finds himself inside a different classic tale each time he visits the library.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRO

Lang, Suzanne

Summary: Jim Panzee wakes up in a bad mood one beautiful day, but he keeps denying he is grumpy even as his friends give advice for feeling better.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAN

Alborough, Jez.

Summary: Bobo the chimp seeks hugs among various jungle animals and their young, but he does not get what he wants until he is reunited with his own parent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALB

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