The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary by Andrew Westoll. Hapercollins 2011.
The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary tells the story of Andrew Westoll’s experiences with the chimpanzees at Fauna Sanctuary over a summer that he spent as a volunteer living and working with the chimps. Along the way, Andrew details the background of the Sanctuary chimps and lets the reader get to know each chimp as an individual. Background information about chimp experimentation brings the reader up to date on the state of chimp research in the United States. The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary is also the story of Gloria Grow, who established the sanctuary in 1997. The trailer below, by Andrew Westoll gives you a look at the Sanctuary and its chimpanzee residents. For more about the sanctuary and chimps, visit Willow Books linked here.