A Mom for Umande
Susan Kathleen Hartung
Dial Books for Young Readers
Family Relationships; Adoption; Surrogacy; surrogate parent
Because his own mother is too young to take care of him, Umande, a newborn gorilla, is fed and cuddled by human zookeepers until a surrogate mother is found.
Best Children's Books of the Year,2015 Bank Street College of Education
gorilla; animals; infancy; zoos; parental behavior in animals
Faulconer, Maria, "A Mom for Umande" (2014). DIVerse Families. 15.