Elmer / written & illustrated by Gerry Alanguilan.

Jake Gallo, an intelligent chicken, returns to the farm where his father, Elmer, one of the first sentient chickens, is dying, where he reads Elmer's diary and talks to the man who protected his parents before chickens were declared human.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Alanguilan, Gerry.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: San Jose, CA : London : SLG Pub. ; Diamond [distributor], c2010.
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Summary:Jake Gallo, an intelligent chicken, returns to the farm where his father, Elmer, one of the first sentient chickens, is dying, where he reads Elmer's diary and talks to the man who protected his parents before chickens were declared human.
"A window into an alternate Earth where chickens have suddenly acquired the intelligence and consciousness of humans, where they consider themselves a race no different from whites, browns, or blacks. Recognizing themselves to be sentient, the inexplicably evolved chickens push to attain rights for themselves as the newest members of the human race."--P. [4] of cover.
Physical Description:1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly ill. ; 23 cm.
Audience:"For mature readers"--P. [4] of cover.
Awards:Booklist Editors' Choice Adult Books for Young Adults, 2010.
ISBN:9781593622046 (pbk.)
159362204X (pbk.)