The one and only Ivan
Source:Harper, Volume 1st, New York, p.305 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3551 .P569 O54 2012
Keywords:Animal welfare--Juvenile fiction, Animals--Treatment--Fiction, Biographical fiction, Elephants--Fiction, Elephants--Juvenile fiction, Friendship--Juvenile fiction, Gorilla--Fiction, Gorilla--Juvenile fiction
Summary: 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.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 2013; Lexile measure 570; Ages 8-12