Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

By Katherine Applegate
Illustrators Illustrated by G. Brian Karas Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Imprint Clarion ISBN


Awards and Honors Amazon.com Best Books of the Year 2014, Nonfiction Children’s Books; 2015 Charlotte Zolotow Award Honor Book; 2015 Green Earth Book Award Shortlist, Picture Book; NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2015

Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

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Taken from Africa as a baby, Ivan spent twenty-seven years inside a shopping mall enclosure in Tacoma, Washington. A public outcry secured him a new home in the gorilla habitat at Zoo Atlanta. Information about Ivan. Further resources. Memories from Ivan’s main keeper at Zoo Atlanta. Full-color illustrations and photographs.
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