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Tten intelligent and brave book You will never look at the relationship of humans and animals in the same way again uite simply this story is life changing Patricia MacLachlan Newbery Medal winning author of Sarah Plain and Tall Katherine Applegates beautiful life affirming story will soar directly from Ivans heart into your own Read it out loud Read it alone Read it Kathi Appelt Newbery Honor author of The UnderneathSoon to be a major motion picture This Harper Classic edition of the Newbery Medal winner and New York Times bestsellerincludes an author s note a letter from the real Ivan s caretaker at Zoo Atlanta Ivan s signature discussion uestions andThisunforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendship Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan this illust.
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Will capture readers hearts and never let go A must have School Library Journal starred review Animal loving youngsters and their adults will find plenty of food for thought in Ivans extraordinary story Bulletin of the Center for Childrens Books starred review Exemplifies everything youngsters need to know about courage Kirkus Reviews starred review Discover an animal hero that will take his place with other courageous and beloved animals such as Babe Mrs Frisby Charlotte and Wilbur Adults reading this aloud with children will find it just as rewarding Shelf Awareness Important The Horn Book The One and Only Ivan will break your heartand then against all odds mend it again In cheering for Ivan and his friends we cheer for our own humanity and our own possibilities Read this Gary D Schmidt Newbery Honor author of The Wednesday Wars A beautifully wri.
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Rated book is told from the point of view of Ivan himselfHaving spent twenty seven years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle Instead Ivan occupies himself with television his friends Stella and Bob and painting But when he meets Ruby a baby elephant taken from the wild he is forced to see their home and his art through new eyesIn the tradition of timeless classics such as Charlotte s Web and Stuart Little Katherine Applegate s novel blends humor and poignancy to create this incredible tale of friendship art and hope The One and Only Ivan was named to multiple state lists received three starred reviews and was hailed as a best book of the year by Kirkus School Library Journal andPlus don t miss Katherine Applegate s Endling seri.