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The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
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Nov 11, 12

bookshelves: ya-on-deck
Read in March, 2012

To paraphrase another reviewer, I hate feel-good animal books... but I'm not made of stone. Cried like a baby reading this one. It's beautiful and life-affirming and all that crap, and it comes by it honestly.
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Katherine Applegate Love this review, Kate! I'm getting this reaction a lot: "I didn't think I liked animal books, but IVAN's different . . . ."

Thanks for the kind words (and all that crap),

Katherine Applegate


Kate Wow, this made my day! Thanks, Katherine, for your great writing and wonderful characters - I can't wait to share Ivan with several kids' book clubs at my library. (My library kids love your other books too, by the way - Animorphs still fly off the shelves!)


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