The Upper Zoo

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There are many kinds of “smart” and many kinds of “wise.”

 

The Upper Zoo tells a story of a twelve year old Jewish boy in the 1960s who is impacted by the life and love of an autistic child with a firm commitment to Jesus. After being placed in a class for under-achievers, Jonathan finds his life changed forever. The book takes an unusual approach, revealing a world of dysfunctional pain and spiritual triumph ...

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Overview

Discover the Truth

 

There are many kinds of “smart” and many kinds of “wise.”

 

The Upper Zoo tells a story of a twelve year old Jewish boy in the 1960s who is impacted by the life and love of an autistic child with a firm commitment to Jesus. After being placed in a class for under-achievers, Jonathan finds his life changed forever. The book takes an unusual approach, revealing a world of dysfunctional pain and spiritual triumph through the eyes of a twelve-year old boy. Through surprising twists and turns, Jonathan uncovers secrets that will drastically affect his life and the lives of those closest to him.

 

No one who reads The Upper Zoo will be able to put it down—it is an inspirational and poignant novel.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780768440980
  • Publisher: Destiny Image, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/21/2012
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 772,680
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Robert Wolf has led Beth Messiah Messianic Jewish Synagogue in Cincinnati, Ohio for the past 33 years. He is past president of the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America and presently serves on their executive committee. He has produced several children’s video movies and is presently working with Kingdom Pictures on an independent film he wrote called “Sound of the Spirit,” due to be released early in 2012.

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  • Posted February 13, 2012

    Have you read this???

    If you know someone with autism, this is excellent!
    I loved reading this book, as a parent of a child with autism.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2014

    Great insight into the minds of special needs kids

    Set in the early 1960s about a boy placed in a special education classroom for his eighth grade year. This book made me look more deeply at my preconceived ideas about people, especially those who don't seem to fit in. Maybe, as Jonathan says, we are all in the zoo.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2014

    There is a Pinto Foul at the hourse place

    Its a girl. She just arrived. She has no mother and she loves people

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2014

    Moon

    Res 12 wolf place go there

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2014

    FIGHT IS GOING ON WITH THE HORSES!!!

    Help

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 13, 2014

    A tiger cub

    A white tiger cub limped in and "mewed"

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2014

    Faye

    She nods.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2014

    Fyre

    A hawk flew above.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2014

    Cynthia

    Brushes her dirty blond hair back and says no mythical creachers then. She tosses her eevee a berry. And she disapperes. Lays on a bench

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2014

    @ Rasper

    Yea, they're from the Lord of the Rings. Think the wolf mutants from the Hunger Games. As is the dwarf from LotR.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 13, 2014

    Clare

    Walked in

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2014

    Dwarf

    A short, bearded man, wearing a leather coat, walks in, dragging A giant cage behind him. "I'm Dalin. And these here are high quality, free-bred wargs. I'll sell them to you for 10 million.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2014

    To Rasper

    Winter the artic tiger needs a hospital...NOW~Faye's sister Jamie~

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2014

    Tore to rasper

    (Yes they are a type of wolf bat bear thing.)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2014

    Nora/Animals

    Nora: She walks in, her jet black hair pulled into a messy ponytail, violet eyes looking around. "Erm, hello. I wouod like to be a vet."
    <p>
    Animals: Is a peregrine falcon (girl), snowy white with ice blue eyes, named Frost, and a pair of wolves, mates and alphas, the boy a snowy white and the girl pitch black, both with amber eyes. The girl is named Midnight, the boy Blizzard.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 13, 2014

    Rasper to all Employees~~~ Meeting

    "We are called to this meeting for an exciting addition to Rasper's. A petting zoo. We so far have one tamed lamb, Gordon, a secure fence, and straw and water for the animals. Other things we need are hand sanitizers for after petting the animals, signs that say imply it isn't our fault and you can't sue us if you get rammed or bitten, and... some special treat for the animals if kids wanna feed them (wich will have an extra cost.) Any questions? It will be at result three."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 18, 2014

    An unexpected pleasure.

    This book drew me in and held my full attention from start to finish. I highly recommend this book for parents, teachers, or anyone who has made it through the years from 7th to 10th grade.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2014

    Excellent Read

    I love the amazing character Clarence, I know there are Clarences in our world and they are so special

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  • Posted April 11, 2014

    I couldn't put the book down.

    This book causes one to consider what some children go through while they are in school. I was a special education teacher, and felt great empathy for the children in this book.

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  • Posted April 11, 2014

    An enjoyable read!

    I found this book to be such a light, enjoyable read!

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