Extensions and Adaptations
Teachers may extend this lesson by building on the students’ empathy for Owen and Mzee in order to explore the human loss that occurred as a result of the 2004 tsunami.
Related Links and Resources
Hatkoff, C., I. Hatkoff, and P. Kahumbu. Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship. New York: Scholastic Press, 2006.