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In this book a little Tibetan boy finds a wounded deer and successfully brings it back to health by using his empathy and intuition. He subsequntly faces the daunting task of having to let go that which he had come to love most. He manages to do so.
Published in 1997, written by Mitch Albom, with the leadership and guidance of his college professor, Morrie Schwartz, this under 200 page volume is full of simple answers to existential questions regarding the importance of human existence.
When a young Englishman raised in a repressive religious background finds himself confronted by a Nepalese jhankri shaman in the Bengal Himalaya, it is the start of an extraordinary adventure of self-discovery.
In this 2013 Newbery Award Winner, a fictionalized account of Ivan, a real-life gorilla who was a Seattle mall tourist attraction for 26 years, is exquisitely written by Katherine Applegate for middle grade readers.
USA, 1930. Mendez is the charismatic master of the small Butterfly Circus, and he leads his troupe through Southern California. Along the way, they perform to bring some light into the dull lives of people.