Author(s): Angela Hunt
Original Publish Date: Oct 13, 2015
Product Number: EB00735710
Released: Sep 11, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781682301210
Publisher: Diversion Books
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"What can animals tell us about God? Do animals have souls? . . . Hunt offers a compelling story that asks both questions . . . Poignant" (Publishers Weekly). Glee Granger has spent the last eight years of her life entirely focused on Sema, a gorilla the scientist has been teaching sign language. Though Sema isn't the first gorilla to use sign language, Glee has pushed their interaction to breakthrough levels. Technically, however, Sema belongs to the zoo where she was born—and the zoo wants its gorilla back. Unwilling to be separated from the ape, Glee joins the zoo staff and sees that it's not as drastic a change as she first thought. That is until a near-death experience overturns everything Glee thought she knew about humans and animals, the seen and the unseen, the spoken and the unspoken. Suddenly, Glee has become the student and Sema the teacher . . . A Christy Award–winning author, "Hunt knows how to craft believable, interesting characters, and readers will find themselves drawn to the lovable Sema, the conflicted Glee and Glee's scripture-spouting 'Nana,' the proprietor of a Florida motel" (Publishers Weekly).

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