A Boy and a Jaguar

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By Alan Rabinowitz
Publisher HMH Books for Young Readers
A Boy and a Jaguar
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2015 Schneider Family Book Award Winner Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? More than anything, he wants to be their championtheir voicebut he stutters uncontrollably.Except when he talks to animalsThen he is fluent.Follow the life of the man Time Magazine calls, the Indiana Jones of wildlife conservationas he searches for his voice and fulfills a promise to speak for animals, and people, who cannot speak for themselves. This reallife story with tender illustrations by Catia Chien explores truths not defined by the spoken word.

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789 words789 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile AD670LLexile AD670L
Grade P to 3Grade P to 3
Age 4-8Age 4-8
Published 2014Published 2014

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Book ISBN:

054787507X

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