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Book cover: The One & Only IvanBook cover: The One & Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan

by Katherine Applegate

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 26, 2013 | Filed under Animal Protection, Arts, Books, Children's Books, Elementary, Language Arts, Middle School, Resources

This book is narrated by Ivan, a gorilla who was captured as a baby in Africa and has lived much of his life in a mall, a living exhibit for humans to gape at through… More

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On Our Must-Read List: The One and Only Ivan

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | 2 Comments | Published on May 22, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

We haven’t read it yet, so we can’t recommend it, but 2013 Newbery Medal winner The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate (HarperCollins 2012) is definitely on our must-read list. This book is narrated… More

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Humane Issues in the News

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on April 9, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking.   ‚ÄúTaping of farm… More

WWF Report Reveals Best, Worst Countries in Illegal Trade of Tigers, Elephants, and Rhinos

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on August 2, 2012 | Filed under Humane Connection

Image copyright World Wildlife Fund. Tigers, elephants, and rhinos are some of our most well-known megafauna…and also some of the most endangered. Despite efforts to ban or regulate trade in the parts of these highly… More