A Boy and a Jaguar

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 champion—their voice—but he stutters uncontrollably.

Except when he talks to animals…

Then he is fluent.

Follow the life of the man Time Magazine calls, "the Indiana Jones of wildlife conservation"as he searches for his voice and fulfills a promise to speak for animals, and people, who cannot speak for themselves. This real-life story with tender illustrations by Catia Chien explores truths not defined by the spoken word.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547875071
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 131,694
Product dimensions: 11.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: AD670L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Dr. Alan Rabinowitz is a global leader in the field of big cat preservation and research. He’s dedicated his life to two causes: protecting wild cats around the world, and advocating for fellow stutterers. Visit his organization’s website at www.panthera.org .

The illustrator Catia Chien lives in Pasadena, California. Visit her website at www.catiachien.com .

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