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The One & Only Ivan

Student Matinee Series The One & Only Ivan

  • Monday, January 6, 9:30am & 12pm
  • MainStage Map It
  • Grades 2-6

  • $8.50.

For 27 years, the world of Ivan the gorilla was a dull cage in a roadside shopping mall. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant captured in the wild, Ivan’s ambitions and imagination must grow to meet the challenge of rescuing his endangered new companion. Aided by Bob the scrappy dog and a young human ally, Ivan sets out to become the great silverback and protector he was always meant to be. Enter the mind of a remarkable hero in this unforgettable story of enduring friendship, drawn from true events. Based on the 2012 book by Katherine Applegate, a #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the Newbery Medal

Links to animal rights, captivity, collaboration, unexpected friendship/allies, literature, adaptation, autonomy, memory, freedom.

Standards: CC ELA: RL 1-10, RF 1-4, SL 1-4, L 3-6.

Length: 1 Hour

Sponsored in Memory of Ellinor Hauke Lager

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