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Schrefer, Eliot. 
New York : Scholastic, 2012

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Would you hike into the forest with a stranger to help him study chimpanzees in the wild? Luc, an orphan in Gabon, Africa, does this to escape from the debt he owes to the bill collector for his motherís medical treatment before she died. Prof is an interesting man who wants to become the authority on the endangered chimps.  He helps Luc learn to read and write as they observe the chimps. Read to learn more about Lucís adventures with these fascinating endangered animals.    (Booktalk by Pennsylvania Young Readerís Choice Award Committee)

SUBJECTS:     Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
                        Adventure fiction.
                        Animal rescue -- Fiction.
                        Chimpanzees -- Fiction.
                        Gabon -- Fiction.
                        Orphans -- Gabon -- Fiction.

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