You Are a Star, Jane Goodall (Paperback)

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Make way for Jane Goodall!

It's Jane Goodall like you've never seen her before!

Using a unique mix of first-person narrative, hilarious comic panels, and essential facts, Dean Robbins introduces young readers to an scientific trailblazer. The second book in an exciting new nonfiction series, You Are a Star, Jane Goodall focuses on Jane's lifelong mission to understand the chimpanzees and protect the planet.

Hatem Aly's spot-on comic illustrations bring this icon to life, and engaging back matter instructs readers on how to be more like Jane!

About the Author

Dean Robbins is a journalist and the author of the children’s picture books Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing, and Miss Paul and the President: The Creative Campaign for Women's Right to Vote. His award-winning books have received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews and have been praised in the New York Times and USA Today. Dean grew up idolizing Apollo astronauts and loved working with Alan Bean on The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon. Learn more at
Hatem Aly is an Egyptian-born illustrator whose work has been featured in multiple publications worldwide. He is the illustrator of The Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz, which won a Newbery Honor. Hatem currently lives in the beautiful province of New Brunswick, Canada.

Praise For…

Praise for You Are a Star, Jane Goodall

A warm testimonial to the life and achievements of Jane Goodall...An enticing invitation to be like the courageous and innovative primatologist profiled here."--Kirkus

Praise for You Are a Star, Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

"Can there be too many biographies of Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Robbins' contribution assures us the answer is no. ...Colorful and expressive." --Booklist

"Conversational first-person narrative, inset graphics, fact boxes, and appealing illustrations combine to paint a well-rounded picture of Ruth Bader Ginsburg...A warm, informative, and entertaining biography of a pioneering scholar, lawyer, and judge." --Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9781338680126
ISBN-10: 1338680129
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English