The One and Only IvanDecember 1st, 2013 | Posted by in Intermediate (Grades 3-5) | December | 2013-2014
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. Illustrated by Patricia Castelao. Harper / HarperCollins, 2012
1. If you could pick one character from this book to befriend, whom would it be? Why—what things about this character do you like?
2. What are some of the ways the author made Ivan’s perspective seem true to how an animal might understand and describe what is happening?
3. Ivan remembers a time when he was free. Do you think he’d ever be able to live in the wild again? Why or why not? What about Ruby?
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