We are reading The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. The main character, Ivan, is a gorilla who faces many struggles. Although he has friends at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall, he still feels alone. He gets tired and lonely in his domain. What personal connections do you have with Ivan? Tell about a time you have struggled or felt alone like Ivan. Has a special friend ever helped you? Please respond in complete 3 to 4 sentences with correct punctuation!