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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.9885 HES
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.
Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.9885 HES
Summary: The story of Nim, the chimpanzee who became the focus of a landmark 1970s experiment to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. But as Nim's natural instincts take over and the humans trusted with his well-being fail to protect him, Project Nim uncovers the unflinching and extraordinary journey of one animal thrust into human society.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2012
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD PRO
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PRO
Summary: "Egypt, 1912. Amelia Peabody and her dashing archeologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson, are once again in danger as they search for a priceless, stolen bust of legendary Queen Nefertiti and Amelia finds herself the target of assassins in this long-awaited,eagerly anticipated final installment of Elizabeth Peters's bestselling, beloved mystery series"--
Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2017