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Best Friends: The True Story of Owen and Mzee (All Aboard Science Reader: Station Stop 1)

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After the 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia, a little hippo named Owen was discovered orphaned and alone, far from home. Come read the true and heartwarming story of the animal sanctuary that provided a new home for Owen, where he found an unlikely best friend in a 130- year-old tortoise named Mzee.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published May 10th 2007 by Penguin Young Readers (first published January 1st 2007)
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Karina Espinales
Oct 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This would be a good 2nd grade book. The students will probably be interested in the book because of the title. It is a great book to introduce the topic about the difference between mammals and reptiles. It is non-fiction.
June Davis
Good true story for kids!
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Very sweet story, made me tear up and the kids really liked it.
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