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The one and only Ivan / Katherine Applegate ; illustrations by Patricia Castelao.

Applegate, Katherine. (Author). Castelao, Patricia, (illustrator.).

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Available copies

  • 70 of 77 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 4 of 8 copies available at Cass County.

Current holds

1 current hold with 77 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Archie J APP (Text) 0002204431460 Juvenile Fiction Checked out 12/20/2021
Cass County Library-Drexel J APP (Text) 0002204431486 Juvenile Fiction Checked out 12/06/2021
Cass County Library-Garden City J APP (Text) 0002204431528 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Harrisonville J APP 2014 (Text) 0002205474733 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Harrisonville J APP 2014 (Text) 0002205474741 Juvenile Fiction Checked out 12/21/2021
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center J APP 2013 (Text) 0002205683283 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center J APP 2014 (Text) 0002203956293 Juvenile Fiction Checked out 12/10/2021
Cass County Library-Pleasant Hill J APP (Text) 0002204431452 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
Includes extras : Author's note, The Newbery medal acceptance speech, Ivan's signature, discussion questions.
Summary, etc.:
When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
Middle School
570L Lexile
Decoding demand: 86 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 76 (high) Structure demand: 87 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 3.6 4 150437.
Awards Note:
Newbery Medal, 2013.
Subject: Gorilla > Juvenile fiction.
Elephants > Juvenile fiction.
Animal welfare > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Circus > Juvenile fiction.
Circus animals > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Newbery Medal: Winner.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.

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