John hasn’t seen his dad—or pet orangutan, Raja—since his parents divorced six years ago. When John learns that his father is selling Raja to a disreputable zoo, he sets out to save the ape. Q&A with the author. Bibliography. Black-and-white illustration and photographs.
JLG Release: Aug 2016
Awards & Honors
Parents’ Choice Award Winner, Fiction Gold
Green Earth Book Award 2017, Honor, Young Adult Fiction
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
The Horn Book Magazine, The Horn Book Guide^, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly*, School Library Journal
School Library Journal
5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
Level 5.8; Points: 11;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 5.5; Points: 18;