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Best Jane Goodall Books To Read

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Jane Goodall books.

In the Shadow of Man (2010)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadWorld-renowned primatologist, conservationist, and humanitarian Dr. Jane Goodall’s account of her life among the wild chimpanzees of Gombe is one of the most enthralling stories of animal behavior ever written. Her adventure began when the famous anthropologist Dr.
Author(s): Jane Goodall, Richard Wrangham

Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe (2010)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadThrough aWindow is the dramatic saga of thirty years in the life of an intimately intertwined community—one that reads like a novel, but is one of the most important scientific works ever published.The community is Gombe, on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, where the principal residents are chimpanzees and one extraordinary woman who is their student, protector, and historian.  In her classic In the Shadow of Man, Jane Goodall wrote of her first ten years at Gombe.
Author(s): Jane Goodall

Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was?) (2012)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadA life in the wild! Jane Goodall, born in London, England, always loved animals and wanted to study them in their natural habitats. So at age twenty-six, off she went to Africa! Goodall’s up-close observations of chimpanzees changed what we know about them and paved the way for many female scientists who came after her. Now her story comes to life in this biography with black-and-white illustrations throughout.
Author(s): Roberta Edwards , Who HQ, et al.

Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey (2000)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadDr. Jane Goodall’s revolutionary study of chimpanzees in Tanzania’s Gombe preserve forever altered the very, definition of humanity. Now, in a poignant and insightful memoir, Jane Goodall explores her extraordinary life and personal spiritual odyssey, with observations as profound as the knowledge she has brought back from the forest.
Author(s): Jane Goodall, Phillip Berman

Teacher Created Materials – TIME For Kids Informational Text: Jane Goodall – Grade 3 – Guided Reading Level Q (2012)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadDid you know in 1900 an estimated 1 million chimpanzees lived in the wild, and today, there are only about 340,000? Jane Goodall spent years observing, interacting with, and studying chimpanzees, and her true story has been summarized in this easy-to-read, picture-filled Jane Goodall biography for kids.
Author(s): William Rice

Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants (2015)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadSEEDS OF HOPE takes us from Goodall’s home in England to her home-away-from-home in Africa, deep inside the Gombe forest, where she and the chimpanzees are enchanted by the fig and plum trees they encounter. She introduces us to botanists around the world, as well as places where hope for plants can be found, such as The Millennium Seed Bank.
Author(s): Jane Goodall , Michael Pollan, et al.

Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World (2019)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadWinner of The Green Prize for Sustainable LiteratureA Finalist for the PEN/Bograd Weld Prize for BiographyFour influential women we thought we knew well—Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters—and how they spearheaded the modern progressive movementThis is the story of four visionaries who profoundly shaped the world we live in today.
Author(s): Andrea Barnet

Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas (2015)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadJim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatology―and to our own understanding of ourselves.
Author(s): Jim Ottaviani, Maris Wicks

The Ten Trusts: What We Must Do to Care for The Animals We Love (2003)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadCombining her life’s work living among the chimpanzees with her spiritual perspective on the relationship between humans and animals, legendary behavioral scientist Jane Goodall sets forth ten trusts that we as humans have as custodians of the planet: 1. Respect all life 2. Live as part of the Animal Kingdom 3. Educate our children to respect animals 4. Treat animals as you would like to be treated 5. Be a steward 6. Value the sounds of nature and help preserve them 7.
Author(s): Jane Goodall, Marc Bekoff

Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man (2008)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadThis essential biography of one of the most influential women of the past century shows how truly remarkable Jane Goodall’s accomplishments have been. Goodall was a secretarial school graduate when Louis Leakey, unable to find someone with more fitting credentials, first sent her to Gombe to study chimpanzees. In this acclaimed work, Dale Peterson details how this young woman of uncommon resourcefulness and pluck would go on to set radically new standards in the study of animal behavior.
Author(s): Dale Peterson

Jane Goodall (Women in Science) (2019)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadWomen in Science series takes a highly visual approach to telling the stories of important women scientists.
Author(s): Alex Woolf, Isobel Lundie

Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating (2006)

 Best Jane Goodall Books To ReadThe renowned scientist who fundamentally changed the way we view primates and our relationship with the animal kingdom now turns her attention to an incredibly important and deeply personal issue-taking a stand for a more sustainable world.
Author(s): Jane Goodall , Gary McAvoy , et al.

Best Jane Goodall Books to Read

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The Politics of the Common Good: Dispossession in Australia

Author(s): Jane R. Goodall
ID: 2395917, Publisher: NewSouth, Year: 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

DK Life Stories: Jane Goodall

Author(s): Libby Romero; Charlotte Ager
ID: 2399705, Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), Year: 2019, Size: 38 Mb, Format: pdf

Be fearless: 5 principles for a life of breakthroughs and purpose

Author(s): Blackstone Audio, Inc.;Recorded Books, Inc.;Case, Jean;Goodall, Jane
ID: 2574518, Publisher: Simon & Schuster;Blackstone Audio, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really chart-busters according to The New York Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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