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The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
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Apr 18, 12

Read from April 07 to 18, 2012

This is one of the loveliest and heartfelt books I have read in a long time. It belongs on my bookshelf and will be there for my kids to read.
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Katherine Applegate
“I like colorful tales with black beginnings and stormy middles and cloudless blue-sky endings. But any story will do.”
Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate
“When I'm drawing a picture, I feel...quiet inside.”
Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate
“Humans. Rats have bigger hearts. Roaches have kinder souls. Flies have-”
Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate
“Human can surprise you sometimes. An unpredictable species, Homo sapiens”
Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate
“I was born in a place humans call central Africa, in a dense rain forest so beautiful, no crayons could ever do it justice.”
Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate
“But hunger, like food, comes in many shapes and colors.”
Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan


Reading Progress

04/07/2012 page 60
19.0%
04/18/2012 page 118
37.0% "Such a beautiful and telling book about human nature."
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