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    Perspectives of two Indonesian middle-schoolers and a caged orangutan entwine. Wealthy Malia faces the consequences of disobediently circulating an anti-palm-oil petition at her school, resulting in suspensions for herself, her best friend, and her teacher. Ari, fortunate to be plucked from his impoverished village to attend school and compete in chess tournaments, helps the uncle who is hosting him but worries about Ginger Juice, the orangutan his uncle keeps in a cage. When Ari learns about orangutan rehabilitation centers from Malia's petition, the young people unite to plot a rescue.

    Original Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Pajama Press, Inc., 2022, Toronto, Ontario, CELA
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781038413642, 1038413648
    Collection(s)/Series: TD Summer Reading Club 2023