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Author Ebersole, Rene, 1974-
Title Gorilla mountain : the story of wildlife biologist, Amy Vedder / by Rene Ebersole.
Pub Info New York : F. Watts ; Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, c2005.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 599.8 Ebe     AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 118 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 26 cm.
Series Women's adventures in science
Women's adventures in science.
Audience 1080L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-110) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Close encounter -- Journey to the mountain -- In the land of a thousand hills -- Midnight voyage among the volcanoes -- Amy the ape -- Under attack -- Close calls -- Going beyond gorillas -- Murder on the mountaintop -- Family life in a foreign land -- Guerrilla wars -- Pablo's surprise -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Sources and Further Information -- Index.
Summary Describes the life of wildlife biologist Amy Vedder as she earned her graduate degrees, studied and worked in Africa, and raised a family.
Subject Vedder, Amy -- Juvenile literature.
Biologists -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Gorilla -- Rwanda.
Wildlife conservation -- Rwanda.
ISBN 0531167798 (lib. bdg.)
9780531167793 (lib. bdg.)
0309095514 (trade pbk.)
9780309095518 (trade pbk.)
0531169545 (classroom pbk.)
9780531169544 (classroom pbk.)
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