Growing Up Gorilla: How a Zoo Baby Brought Her Family Together
This heartwarming true story chronicles what happened after a mother gorilla failed to bond with her newborn baby at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo. The dedicated staff worked tirelessly to care for the baby and find innovative ways for mother and baby to build a relationship. The efforts were ultimately successful, and baby Yola became part of a family group.
JLG Release: Dec 2019
Awards & Honors
2020 Green Earth Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Nonfiction
Praise & Reviews
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6 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Level 6.4; Points: 1;
Scholastic Reading CountsN/A