Unite for Literacy Bookshelf

We are very excited to announce the release of a collection of engaging picture books, each featuring one of the 10 SAFE Signature Species. We partnered with Unite for Literacy, a publishing company focused on providing free children’s books to families around the world.

AZA would like to thank our contributors:

African Penguin, Mike Faix, Smithsonian’s National Zoo, Mystic Aquarium, Stephen van der Spuy, Lauren Waller

Asian Elephant, Smithsonian’s National Zoo, International Elephant Foundation, El Paso Zoo, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo,

Black Rhino, Mike Fell- Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Sandra Elvin- Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Cheetah, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Sandra Elvin- Association of Zoos and Aquariums, SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, Smithsonian’s National Zoo,

Gorilla, Zoo Atlanta, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Zoo Atlanta, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, Gorilla SSP

Sea Turtles, Alexis Gutierrez- NOAA Fisheries, Scott Hansen, Mote Marine Laboratory, SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment , South Carolina Aquarium, Virginia Aquarium

Sawfish, Nick Dulvy- IUCN / Simon Fraser University, Shedd Aquarium, Sonja Fordham- Shark Advocates International, National Aquarium, IUCN Shark Specialist Group, Shedd Aquarium, Ruth Leeney

Vaquita, Tom Jefferson, Luis Leandro- Marine Mammal Commission, Rebecca Lent- Marine Mammal Commission, Sarah Mesnick- NOAA, Lorenzo Rojas-Bracho, Enrique Sanjurjo- WWF Mexico, Barbara Taylor- NOAA, Peter Thomas- NOAA, Omar Vidal- WWF Mexico, Nina Young- NOAA,

Western Pond Turtle, Woodland Park Zoo, San Francisco Zoo, Oklahoma City Zoo, Oakland Zoo, Zoo Knoxville, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tammy Schmidt- Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Whooping Crane, Kim Boardman- International Crane Foundation, John French- USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Allan O’Connell- USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Glenn Oslen- USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center