2012 Caldecott Honor (book for future Baby Girl Taylor!) In his characteristic heartwarming style, Patrick McDonnell tells the story of the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. As the young Jane observes the natural world around her with wonder, she dreams of "a life living with and helping all animals," until one day she finds that her dream has come true.
Biography: "My Life with the Chimpanzees" by Jane Goodall "For those who have experienced the joy of being alone with nature there is really little need for me to say much more; for those who have not, no words of mine can even describe the powerful, almost mystical knowledge of beauty and eternity that come, suddenly, and all unexpected."-Jane Goodall "My Life with the Chimpanzees"
If you'd like to get your Mighty Girl excited about science and technology, introduce her to renowned women scientists such as Jane Goodall, Sylvia Earle, Wangari Maathai, Mary Anning, Marie Curie, and many of the others that you'll find in Mighty Girl's "Scientist Biographies" section