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Author Michel, Anna.
Title The story of Nim : the chimp who learned language / by Anna Michel ; introd. by Herbert S. Terrace ; photos. by Susan Kuklin and Herbert S. Terrace.
Pub Info New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1980.
book jacket
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J 599.885 Michel     AVAILABLE
Descript vi, 59 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary Relates the story of Nim, a chimpanzee who is being taught to use sign language to "talk" as part of a program to study language acquisition by animals.
Subject Chimpanzees -- Psychology -- Juvenile literature.
Human-animal communication -- Juvenile literature.
Mammals -- Psychology -- Juvenile literature.
Sign language -- Juvenile literature.
Chimpanzees -- Behavior.
Human-animal communication.
Sign language.
Add Author Terrace, Herbert S., 1936-
ISBN 0394844440
0394944445 (lib. bdg.)
9780394944449 (lib. bdg.)
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