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Jan 30

2013 Newberry Award Winning Book Inspired by Tacoma Gorilla, Ivan

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Today the announcement of the 2013 Children’s Book Award Winners included a book called “The One and Only Ivan” by Katherine Applegate.  This book was inspired by a  real life gorilla that lived for 27 years in a cage at a shopping center in Tacoma, Washington. When I heard about the story of Ivan, and …

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