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Faithful elephants: a true story of animals, people, and war

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Houghton Mifflin,
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IL: MG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 0.5
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AD: Adult Directed 730L
A sobering lesson about the horrors of war is depicted through the fate of three elephants at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo during World War II.
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Full title faithful elephants a true story of animals people and war
Author tsuchiya yukio
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-04-18 14:37:17PM
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auth_author2 Lewin, Ted,, Lewin, Ted.
author Tsuchiya, Yukio, 1904-1999.
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subject_facet Elephants, Elephants -- Juvenile fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan, Zoo keepers
title_display Faithful elephants : a true story of animals, people, and war
title_full Faithful elephants : a true story of animals, people, and war / Yukio Tsuchiya ; illustrated by Ted Lewin ; translated by Tomoko Tsuchiya Dykes
title_short Faithful elephants :
title_sub a true story of animals, people, and war
topic_facet Elephants, Juvenile fiction, World War, 1939-1945, Zoo keepers