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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 3011

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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

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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

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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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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: Could a chimpanzee raised from infancy by a human family bridge the gap between species--and change the way we think about the boundaries between animal and human? Here is the strange and moving account of an experiment intended to answer these questions, and of the chimp who was chosen to see it through. Columbia University psychologist Herbert S. Terrace's goal was to teach a chimpanzee...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.9885 HES

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

Brewer, Zac

Summary: Growing up, Adrien and his sister Grace competed for everything. It wasn't easy being the adopted sibling, but Adrien tried to get along; Grace didn't. When their scientist parents died, they drifted apart. In their senior year, they are both back at the boarding school where their parents taught. Life gets more complicated when Adrien starts to suspect that Grace might be stealing their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperteen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BRE

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, 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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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GOR

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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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BIL

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

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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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

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

Spradlin, Michael P.

Summary: When his helicopter crashes in Kunar Province in Afghanistan, Lieutenant Jamal Jenkins is cut off from the forward base where the rest of his pararescue team is under fire--injured and captured by the Taliban Jenkins struggles to survive while the rest of his team sets out to find and rescue him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SPR

Hoban, Lillian.

Summary: When Violet has a numbers problem and Arthur is penniless, they go into business and solve both problems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1981

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

Hoban, Lillian.

Summary: Arthur decides to sell his old toys but is reluctant to part with his old bear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1974

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

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Hoban 1974