The One and Only Ivan

eAudio - unabridged
(3.77 hours)
Product Number: OB42889
Released: 05 Apr, 2015
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9780062283474
Narrator(s): Adam Grupper
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Soon to be a major motion picture!Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestsellerThis stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this novel is told from the point of view of Ivan himself. Having spent 27 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 eyes.The One and Only Ivan was hailed as a best book of the year by Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Amazon, demonstrating it is a true classic in the making.In the tradition of timeless stories like Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, Katherine Applegate blends humor and poignancy to create Ivan's unforgettable first-person narration in a story of friendship, art, and hope. An author's note depicts the differences between the fictional story and true events.Plus don't miss The One and Only Bob, Katherine Applegate's return to the world of Ivan, Bob, and Ruby, coming in 2020!

Author(s): Katherine Applegate
Imprint: HarperCollins
Original Publish Date: 05 Apr, 2015

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Author(s): Katherine Applegate
Product Number WEB17009
Released: 16 Feb, 2012
Business Term: OBOU 26 Circs
ISBN: #9780007468461
Author(s): Katherine Applegate
Narrator(s): Adam Grupper
Product Number OB60741
Released: 05 Sep, 2019
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9780008378943

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