The One and Only Family

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5.6 X 7.9 X 1.2 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author
Katherine Applegate is the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of beloved and award-winning books for young readers, including Odder, Home of the Brave, Crenshaw, Wishtree, Willodeen, and The One and Only Ivan, for which she won the Newbery Medal. She is also the author of the Animorphs series, and a beginning reader series, Doggo and Pupper, illustrated by Charlie Alder. Katherine Applegate lives in Southern California with her family.

"At its core this story continues to raise the question of how humans can preserve the natural world and be worthy conservators for the future. In this lovingly crafted finale, Applegate deftly delivers with spare, shining prose that juxtaposes playfulness with soul-stirring revelations, allowing the book to be accessible for young readers and a page-turner for all ages. This is a satisfying send off, and readers will want to reread the whole series to share the laughs and the tears surrounding this memorable band of buddies one more time. A must-read celebration of family, natural and found." -- Booklist (starred review)

"Castelao's spot art continues to add spark to the characters. Applegate's writing [is] stellar as ever. A cherished character enjoys the heartfelt and uplifting closure he, and his fans, richly deserve." -- School Library Journal (starred review)

"Applegate's trust and respect for readers is evident. She doesn't shy away from hard truths." -- Kirkus Reviews

"A wonderful farewell tour for these endearing characters and the themes that they have come to embody so well: adversity, resilience, and hope." -- Horn Book Magazine