Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla Katherine Applegate

Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

Author: Katherine Applegate
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Book Title
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla
Author
Katherine Applegate
ISBN
9780544252301
In a spare, powerful text and evocative illustrations, the Newbery medalist Katherine Applegate and the artist G. Brian Karas present the extraordinary real story of a special gorilla. Captured as a baby, Ivan was brought to a Tacoma, Washington, mall to attract shoppers. Gradually, public pressure built until a better way of life for Ivan was found at Zoo Atlanta. From the Congo to America, and from a local business attraction to a national symbol of animal welfare, Ivan the Shopping Mall Gorilla traveled an astonishing distance in miles and in impact. This is his true story and includes photographs of Ivan in the back matter.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Katherine ApplegatePublisher: Clarion BooksPublished: 10/07/2014ISBN: 9780544252301Pages: 40Weight: 0.90lbsSize: 8.80h x 10.10w x 0.50dAward: North Carolina Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Florida Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award - NomineeAward: Buckaroo Book Award - NomineeAward: Charlotte Zolotow Award - Honor BookReview Citations: Booklist 06/01/2014 pg. 73School Library Journal 07/01/2014 pg. 115Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001Publishers Weekly 08/18/2014Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2014 pg. 127Shelf Awareness 10/10/2014Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2015Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2015 - Superior,Well Above AverageSchool Library Journal 02/01/2016 pg. 50Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 169750 / Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall GorillaReading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
In a spare, powerful text and evocative illustrations, the Newbery medalist Katherine Applegate and the artist G. Brian Karas present the extraordinary real story of a special gorilla.
Captured as a baby, Ivan was brought to a Tacoma, Washington, mall to attract shoppers. Gradually, public pressure built until a better way of life for Ivan was found at Zoo Atlanta. From the Congo to America, and from a local business attraction to a national symbol of animal welfare, Ivan the Shopping Mall Gorilla traveled an astonishing distance in miles and in impact.
This is his true story and includes photographs of Ivan in the back matter.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Katherine Applegate
Publisher: Clarion Books
Published: 10/07/2014
ISBN: 9780544252301
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.80h x 10.10w x 0.50d
Award: North Carolina Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Florida Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award - Nominee
Award: Buckaroo Book Award - Nominee
Award: Charlotte Zolotow Award - Honor Book

Review Citations: Booklist 06/01/2014 pg. 73
School Library Journal 07/01/2014 pg. 115
Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001
Publishers Weekly 08/18/2014
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2014 pg. 127
Shelf Awareness 10/10/2014
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2015
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2015 - Superior,Well Above Average
School Library Journal 02/01/2016 pg. 50

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 169750 / Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla
Reading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
In a spare, powerful text and evocative illustrations, the Newbery medalist Katherine Applegate and the artist G. Brian Karas present the extraordinary real story of a special gorilla.
Captured as a baby, Ivan was brought to a Tacoma, Washington, mall to attract shoppers. Gradually, public pressure built until a better way of life for Ivan was found at Zoo Atlanta. From the Congo to America, and from a local business attraction to a national symbol of animal welfare, Ivan the Shopping Mall Gorilla traveled an astonishing distance in miles and in impact.
This is his true story and includes photographs of Ivan in the back matter.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Katherine Applegate
Publisher: Clarion Books
Published: 10/07/2014
ISBN: 9780544252301
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.80h x 10.10w x 0.50d
Award: North Carolina Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Florida Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award - Nominee
Award: Buckaroo Book Award - Nominee
Award: Charlotte Zolotow Award - Honor Book

Review Citations: Booklist 06/01/2014 pg. 73
School Library Journal 07/01/2014 pg. 115
Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001
Publishers Weekly 08/18/2014
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2014 pg. 127
Shelf Awareness 10/10/2014
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2015
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2015 - Superior,Well Above Average
School Library Journal 02/01/2016 pg. 50

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 169750 / Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla
Reading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5