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  • Published: New York : Scholastic Press, 2006.
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., col. map ; 25 x 28 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 920

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0439829739
  • 9780439829731

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Owen and Mzee : the true story of a remarkable friendship

by Hatkoff, Isabella.

There are currently 3 available

Where To Find It

Call number: J 599.635 Ha

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Pittsfield Youth, Traverwood Youth

Additional Details

"This book has been adapted from the original e-book, Owen and Mzee, which was first launched on the WNBC New York Five O'Clock News as part of the Tribeca Film Festival"--T.p. verso.

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awesome book!

Great for pre-k and K

A wonderful true story of friendship across species. Photos are beautiful. Read it. And read it again.


Extremely cute story!


So cute

not in Spanish

This book is in English and very cute.




The first time I heard about this was on a magazine or something and it was so touching! I nearly cried...I did cry... but it's an amazing story and a wonderful read!

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