Ivan the gorilla lived alone in a shopping mall for over 20 years. He died happily in the Atlanta Zoo though. Ivan likes to paint. (for book: The One and Only Ivan)

From THE URBAN GORILLA. Produced, written & directed by Allison Argo in 1992 and narrated by Glenn Close, this award-winning film was a catalyst for Ivan's move to Zoo Atlanta. Though Ivan's story is sad one, it ultimately had a happy ending.

Ivan, a silverback gorilla who lived for 27 years in a Tacoma, Wash., shopping mall, chews on his finger at the Atlanta Zoo in 1996. The story was the inspiration for Katherine Applegate's book The One and Only Ivan.

Meet 'Ivan': The Gorilla Who Lived In A Shopping Mall

Ivan is my favorite. Ivan, a silverback gorilla who lived for 27 years in a Tacoma, Wash., shopping mall, chews on his finger at the Atlanta Zoo in The story was the inspiration for Katherine Applegate's book The One and Only Ivan.

This is a must see video clip to show while reading The One and Only Ivan.  "The Urban Gorilla" shows the actual footage of the true events that took place the day a child fell into the gorilla pit. This abridged version makes the gorilla into a real hero.

This is a must see video clip to show while reading The One and Only Ivan. "The Urban Gorilla" shows the actual footage of the true events that took place the day a child fell into the gorilla pit. This abridged version makes the gorilla into a real hero.

Published on Aug 20, 2012 The Zoo Atlanta family is saddened by the passing of Ivan the western lowland gorilla, 50 years old and a cherished member of our collection since 1994.

Published on Aug 2012 The Zoo Atlanta family is saddened by the passing of Ivan the western lowland gorilla, 50 years old and a cherished member of our collection since

Ivan the gorilla - The book The One and Only Ivan is based on this gorilla.

About This Book Book Title: The One and Only Ivan Author: Katherine Applegate Copyright: 2012 Publisher: HarperCollins Children& Bo.

van The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla by Katherine Applegate is a narrative non-fiction picture book. This literature unit is common core aligned for 1st-3rd grade.  This packet includes activities in the following areas: genre, character, setting, plot, sequencing, opinion writing, vocabulary, compare/contrast, letter writing, research, fact/opinion, comprehension, summarizing, and empathy. Answer Keys are included where necessary.

Ivan The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

Ivan The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla by Katherine Applegate is a narrative non-fiction picture book. With a variety of literacy

Meet the real Ivan from The One and Only Ivan

Meet 'Ivan': The Gorilla Who Lived In A Shopping Mall

The school year is drawing to a close, but NPR's Backseat Book Club has plenty of reading lined up for the summer. Our June pick is The One and Only

A Librarian Less Ordinary: The One and Only Ivan Bulletin Board

A Librarian Less Ordinary: The One and Only Ivan Bulletin Board. AWESOME link for Ivan bulletin board, gorilla facts, and videos

12.7 {BookFlix Friday} IVAN and IQ | {Eat the Book}

12.7 {BookFlix Friday} IVAN and IQ

Ivan the gorilla at Zoo Atlanta. Ivan lived 27 years in a Tacoma, WA mall. Although he never produced offspring, he was able to live in a natural habitat in Atlanta. He passed away at 50 years old in

STEM Engineering Challenge Novel Pack ~ The One and Only Ivan. by Katherine Applegate $ Ivan’s Wooden Crate Challenge Elephant Trunk Model Challenge Wild Gorilla Nest Challenge Animal Cage Challenge Free-Standing Billboard Challenge

STEM Engineering Challenge Novel Pack ~ The One and Only Ivan, by K. Applegate

What teacher doesn't love to use novels in the classroom? As a STEM coordinator, I am always looking for creative ways for teachers to integrate STEM engineering and design challenges into their classroom activities.

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