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Gorilla Dawn

By: Gill Lewis

Illustrator: Susan Meyer

Two children captured by a band of rebel soldiers in the Congo vow to protect an orphaned gorilla baby in this powerful, thought-provoking, and vividly compelling novel. Letter from the author. Black-and-white illustrations.

ISBN: 9781481486576

JLG Release: May 2017


Sensitive Areas: Violence: Gun Violence, Violence: War/Harsh Realities of War, Violence: Mild Violence, Violence: Genocide, Violence: Child Abuse, Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism
Topics: Animals , Apes and monkeys , Social issues , Emotions and feelings , Friendship , Democratic Republic of Congo , Endangered species , Kidnapping , Mining , Rebel groups

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Awards & Honors

Bookllist 2017 Top 10 Books for Youth, Middle-Grade Animal Stories
Booklilst Lasting Connections 2017, Social Studies

Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, Booklist*, Publishers Weekly*

Book Details

ISBN

9781481486576

First Release

May 2017

Genre

Fic

Dewey Classification

F

Trim Size

5 1/2" x 7 1/2"

Page Count

432

Accelerated Reader

Level 4.4; Points: 9;

Scholastic Reading Counts

N/A

Lexile

N/A

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Violence: Gun Violence, Violence: War/Harsh Realities of War, Violence: Mild Violence, Violence: Genocide, Violence: Child Abuse, Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism

Topics

Animals, Apes and monkeys, Social issues, Emotions and feelings, Friendship, Democratic Republic of Congo, Endangered species, Kidnapping, Mining, Rebel groups,

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