The One and Only Ivan

Author: Katherine Applegate
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062101983
Release Date: 2012-01-17
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Soon to be a major motion picture! Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller This 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 Katherine Applegate's Endling series!

Flora und Ulysses Die fabelhaften Abenteuer

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 9783423425360
Release Date: 2014-09-29
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Kate DiCamillos neues Meisterwerk Ein Staubsauger mit enormer Saugkraft, ein ewig hungriges, als Superheld wiedergeborenes Eichhörnchen, ein comicliebendes eigensinniges Mädchen und eine Liebesromane schreibende Mutter – alles in einer Geschichte? Das geht? Das geht sogar ganz wunderbar, wenn die Erfinderin die Bestsellerautorin Kate DiCamillo ist, die hier eine bezaubernde neue Geschichte vorlegt. Diesmal ist die höchst ungewöhnliche treibende Kraft das Eichhörnchen Ulysses, das in Floras Familie auftaucht, die Menschen verändert und alles zu einem wunderbaren Happy End führt.

Am dunklen Fluss

Author: Kathi Appelt
Publisher:
ISBN: 3473368059
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Animal welfare

An old hound that has been chained up at his hateful owner's run-down shack, and two kittens born underneath the house, endure separation, danger, and many other tribulations in their quest to be reunited and free.

The One and Only Ivan

Author: Katherine Applegate
Publisher: Top Selling Books
ISBN:
Release Date:
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Age Level: 8 and up ** Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him through the glass walls of his domain. He rarely misses his life in the jungle. In fact, he hardly ever thinks about it at all.Instead, Ivan thinks about TV shows he's seen and about his friends Stella, an elderly elephant, and Bob, a stray dog. But mostly Ivan thinks about art and how to capture the taste of a mango or the sound of leaves with color and a well-placed line.Then he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from her family, and she makes Ivan see their home--and his own art--through new eyes. When Ruby arrives, change comes with her, and it's up to Ivan to make it a change for the better.Katherine Applegate blends humor and poignancy to create Ivan's unforgettable first-person narration in a story of friendship, art, and hope.

Rigorous Reading The One and Only Ivan

Author: Karen McRae
Publisher:
ISBN: 142062976X
Release Date: 2016-08-05
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Maximize your students' reading experience by providing activities that foster comprehension and reinforce understanding of literary elements. Activities for each section allow students to process portions of the novel through individual and collaborative exercises that encourage close reading. Suggestions for maintaining Interactive Novel Logs provide students with additional ways to reflect and connect personally with the novel. Students have the opportunity to synthesize their ideas through a variety of post-reading activities. 80 pages. Grades 3-6.

Das Wunder der wilden Insel

Author: Peter Brown
Publisher: cbt Verlag
ISBN: 9783641194468
Release Date: 2017-09-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Preisgekrönt und bezaubernd: ein moderner Klassiker Als das Robotermädchen Roz erstmals die Augen öffnet, findet sie sich auf einer wilden, einsamen Insel wieder. Wie sie dorthin gekommen ist und warum, weiß sie nicht. Das Wetter und ein wilder Bär setzen ihr übel zu, und Roz begreift, dass sie sich ihrer Umgebung anpassen muss, wenn sie überleben will. Also beobachtet sie, erlernt die Sprache der Tiere und entdeckt, dass Freundlichkeit und Hilfsbereitschaft sie weiterbringen. Viele würden das Blechmonster zwar am liebsten verjagen, aber Roz gibt nicht auf. Sie zieht ein Gänseküken auf, und endlich fassen die Tiere Vertrauen. Als Roz dann in großer Gefahr schwebt, stehen sie ihr als Freunde bei.

The One and Only Ivan A Harper Classic

Author: Katherine Applegate
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062641948
Release Date: 2017-10-24
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Soon to be a major motion picture! This Harper Classic edition of the Newbery Medal winner and #1 New York Times bestseller includes an author's note, a letter from the real Ivan's caretaker at Zoo Atlanta, Ivan's "signature," discussion questions, and more. This unforgettable 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 illustrated book is told from the point of view of Ivan himself. Having 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 eyes. In 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, and Amazon. Plus don't miss Katherine Applegate's Endling series!

Mit Worten kann ich fliegen

Author: Sharon Draper
Publisher: Ueberreuter Verlag
ISBN: 9783764190385
Release Date: 2014-02-11
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Melody ist eine unerschütterlich positive Person, die sich von keiner Härte des Schicksals kleinkriegen lässt. Sie ist elf Jahre alt, hat ein fotografisches Gedächtnis und ist die cleverste Schülerin auf der ganzen Schule. Doch niemand weiß es. Die meisten Menschen glauben, dass sie unfähig ist zu lernen. Melody ist durch eine zerebrale Kinderlähmung schwerstbehindert und kann weder sprechen noch laufen noch schreiben. Es ist zum Wahnsinnigwerden, dass sie sich nicht verständigen kann - bis sie eines Tages doch einen Weg findet, sich auszudrücken. Leider ist nicht jeder dazu bereit, sie anzuhören.

The One and Only Ivan An Instructional Guide for Literature

Author: Jennifer Prior
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781425889692
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Education

Students will be take meaningful lessons from this inspiring story of a gorilla named Ivan who grew up in captivity. The One and Only Ivan: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides rigorous and appealing cross-curricular lessons and activities that work in conjunction with the complex text, to aid readers in analyzing this Newbery Award-winning title. Students will learn to comprehend and analyze story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and much more! Strengthen your students' literacy skills by implementing this high-interest resource in your classroom!