Tarra & Bella: the elephant and dog who became best friends

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Best friends come in all shapes and sizes!

After retiring from the circus, Tarra became the first resident of the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. When other elephants moved in and developed close friendships, only Tarra remained independent? until the day she met a stray mixed-breed dog named Bella.

It was love at first sight as this unlikely duo became inseparable. They ate together, slept together, and even understood each other's language. And when Bella suffered a severe spinal injury, Tarra stayed by her side and was there for her until Bella regained her health.

Brilliant color photographs of Tarra and Bella at home in the Elephant Sanctuary deftly illustrate this inspiring story of companionship, and an informative note about the Sanctuary provides a great resource for parents and teachers.

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9780147510631
9780399254437
9780698153745
Reading Level:
LG
Level 5.9, 0.5 Points
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AD: Adult Directed 990L
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Grouped Work ID de4162c3-17c6-fe0a-f43d-53c315caa6e9
Grouping Title tarra bella the elephant and dog who became best friends
Grouping Author buckley carol
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-23 23:04:45PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-24 00:24:59AM

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display_description Depicts the true story of a former circus elephant named Tarra who became a resident at the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee and found a best friend in a stray dog named Bella and provides color photographs of Bella and Tarra. Chronicles the story of their devotion to each other when Bella is hurt and Tarra stays by her until Bella recovers and they can be together again. Includes information about the Elephant Sanctuary, the animals they have there, and the work they do there.
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subject_facet Asiatic elephant -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Dogs, Dogs -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Elephant Sanctuary (Tenn.), Elephant Sanctuary (Tenn.) -- Juvenile literature, Elephants, Social behavior in animals, Social behavior in animals -- Juvenile literature
title_display Tarra & Bella : the elephant and dog who became best friends
title_full Tarra & Bella : the elephant and dog who became best friends / text and photography by Carol Buckley, Tarra & Bella The Elephant and Dog Who Became Best Friends
title_short Tarra & Bella :
title_sub the elephant and dog who became best friends
topic_facet Asiatic elephant, Dogs, Elephants, Juvenile Nonfiction, Nature, Pets, Social behavior in animals