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These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. The book starts off with Ivan already in the mall, his life already established. When Ruby, the baby elephant, has trouble going to sleep, Ivan tells her his story. He was part of a troop of elephants, ten to be exact. He had a sister named Tag and a mom and dad, too. Ivan had a tough beginning, and after many owners and new places, Ivan ends up in the mall with Mack.
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. 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.
Due to scheduled IT maintenance on Sunday, October 20th, all Tacoma Public Library services, including telephone lines, online My Account management, catalog item availability, eResources, eBooks, and eAudiobooks will be unavailable between the hours of a. Thank you for your patience! 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. This unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendship. Skip to main navigation Skip to main navigation Skip to search Skip to search Skip to content. Use current location.
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He died in August of He never did mentally overcome those decades in solitary confinement and become a mighty silverback once he was transferred to the Atlanta Zoo, but he died content, and at 50 years of age, he was one of the oldest gorillas in captivity. Here is one of his obituaries. The writing was like poetry. So good, so evocative. I was laughing or smiling or sighing or crying but I was never editing. I never skimmed.
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