A Boy and A Jaguar

A Boy and A Jaguar

Book - 2014
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The renowned cat conservationist reflects on his early childhood struggles with a speech disorder, describing how he only spoke fluently when he was communicating with animals and how he resolved at a young age to find his voice to be their advocate.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780547875071
Call Number: j Facts 333.95975 R1165b 2014
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm


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Growing up with a stutter meant Alan was teased, treated differently, and considered broken. But he knew he had important things to say and now he uses his voice to speak up for endangered animals and saving the planet.

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Dec 30, 2018

A beautifully illustrated book about a real person. When Alan Rabinowitz grew up he had an awful stutter but he found that he could speak with animals without stuttering. Alan grew up to become a well known cat conservationist- he learned to speak for those who had no voice. This is a great story for anyone but especially those who struggle with speech disfluency.

PimaLib_Kids May 03, 2018

I think someone who likes jaguars should read this. I don't like jaguars that's why. - Sophia, age 8

PMPL_AnaC Aug 26, 2016

A beautiful true story about a boy who grows up to become a big cat expert. Also, I had never seen stuttering in children's books. Two thumbs up!


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