The one and only Bob. #2 / Katherine Applegate ; illustrations by Patricia Castelao.
- 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
- 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)
6 current holds with 3 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Fosston Public Library||J APP (Text)||33500013238449||New||Checked out||10/21/2020|
|McIntosh Public Library||J APP (Text)||33500013238431||New||Checked out||11/13/2020|
|Thief River Falls Public Library||j APP (Text)||35500006288672||Main||Checked out||10/31/2020|
- ISBN: 9780062991317
- ISBN: 0062991310
- Physical Description: 340 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 
- Copyright: ©2020
Sequel to The One and Only Ivan.
Bob sets out on a dangerous journey in search of his long-lost sister with the help of his two best friends, Ivan and Ruby. As a hurricane approaches and time is running out, Bob finds courage he never knew he had and learns the true meaning of friendship and family.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 April #2
This companion to Newbery-winning The One and Only Ivan (2012) takes the same formâshort sections of sparse, first-person narrationâthis time centered on Bob, Ivan the silverback's scrappy little dog friend. While Bob supplies a sharp, lively voice that young readers will enjoy, he can't quite live up to the charm and gentle otherness of the soft-spoken gorilla. The story picks up with Bob enjoying domestic life and Ivan comfortable in a zoo, along with Ruby the elephant. The plot drags in the first half, heavy with digressions as it catches readers up and fleshes out Bob's origins. A traumatic event as a pup (safe for young readers), it turns out, largely informs Bob's attitude. After a hurricane rolls in, wreaking havoc on the zoo and surrounding town, Bob is pushed to confront his guilt and become the big-hearted hero we know he can be. Fans of the first book will love catching up with cherished friends, and newcomers, too, will enjoy this heartfelt story of survival.HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Buzz for this Newbery follow-up would be big even if there weren't a silver-screen Ivan adaptation on the horizon. Grades 3-6. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
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