Owen and Mzee The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

Adorable photos e-mailed from friend to friend quickly made them worldwide celebrities. Here is a joyous reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us apart.

Owen and Mzee  The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

The amazing true story of the orphaned baby hippo and 130-year-old giant turtle whose remarkable friendship touched millions around the world. The inspiring true story of two great friends, a baby hippo named Owen and a 130-yr-old giant tortoise named Mzee (Mm-ZAY). When Owen was stranded after the Dec 2004 tsunami, villagers in Kenya worked tirelessly to rescue him. Then, to everyone's amazement, the orphan hippo and the elderly tortoise adopted each other. Now they are inseparable, swimming, eating, and playing together. Adorable photos e-mailed from friend to friend quickly made them worldwide celebrities. Here is a joyous reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us apart.

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Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Craig Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-29 - Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

The amazing true story of the orphaned baby hippo and 130-year-old giant turtle whose remarkable friendship touched millions around the world. The inspiring true story of two great friends, a baby hippo named Owen and a 130-yr-old giant tortoise named Mzee (Mm-ZAY). When Owen was stranded after the Dec 2004
Owen & Mzee
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, Paula Kahumbu
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

Provides the true story of the strong relationship between Mzee, the 130-year-old tortoise, and Owen, the orphaned baby hippo rescued from the tsunami floods, that has developed between this unlikely pair through their special form of communication of soft sounds and gestures.
Hope for Winter: The True Story of a Remarkable Dolphin Friendship
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Craig Hatkoff, David Yates
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-26 - Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

A story of a baby dolphin named Hope is rescued against all odds.Exactly 5 years and 1 day after Winter, the tailless dolphin who inspired a major motion picture featuring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, and Harry Conick Jr., was rescued, something pretty amazing happened. Just feet from where Winter was
Owen & Mzee
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Isabella Hatkoff
Categories: Aldabra tortoise
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

The true story of best friends Owen, a hippopotamus, and Mzee, a tortoise.
Leading the Common Core Initiative: A Guide for K–5 School Librarians
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Carl A. Harvey II, Linda L. Mills
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-25 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Defining both the Common Core Standards and the school librarian's role in their implementation, this book offers ready-to-use lesson plans and other tools for grades K–5 and identifies opportunities for collaborative teaching. • Defines the Common Core State Standards in English and mathematics • Draws parallels to American Association of