Faithful Elephants: A True Story of Animals, People, and War

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By Yukio Tsuchiya
Publisher HMH Books for Young Readers
Faithful Elephants: A True Story of Animals, People, and War
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A zookeeper recounts the story of John, Tonky, and Wanly, three performing elephants at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, whose turn it is to die, and of their keepers, who weep and pray that World War II will end so their beloved elephants might be saved.

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1096 words1,096 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile AD730LLexile AD730L
Grade 1 to 5Grade 1 to 5
Published 1997Published 1997

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Book ISBN:

0395861373

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