Overview

Cheetah is the small spotted frog Amelia brings home in a macaroni container. Amelia longs to keep Cheetah forever, but over the course of a week she comes to understand that his place is back in the wild. Cheetah is based on a true story, and all the characters are real.
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Cheetah

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Overview

Cheetah is the small spotted frog Amelia brings home in a macaroni container. Amelia longs to keep Cheetah forever, but over the course of a week she comes to understand that his place is back in the wild. Cheetah is based on a true story, and all the characters are real.
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Editorial Reviews

CM Magazine
"Introduces children to the familiar moral dilemma of taking a wild animal out of nature to keep it as a pet. Recommended."
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"A quirky and entertaining choice for children with an interest in animals, and excellent for all collections."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781554695911
  • Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/1/2007
  • Series: Orca Echoes Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 1,220,385
  • Age range: 7 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 320L (what's this?)
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Wendy A. Lewis was born in Ottawa but has spent most of her life near Leaskdale, Ontario, where one of her favourite authors, L. M. Montgomery, wrote many of her books. Wendy always knew she wanted to be a writer, and for years she wrote bits and pieces of stories. She also studied English Literature at the University of Toronto, worked as a tutor, a retail store owner, and in sales, marketing and public relations positions.

Graham Ross is a graduate of the illustration program at Sheridan College in Ontario. When in Ottawa Graham began his freelance illustration and graphic design career, a career that has spawned illustrations for such publishers as Orca Book Publishers, Scholastic Canada, and Meadowside Books of the United Kingdom, as well as numerous Canadian government agencies and private design firms. He lives in Merrickville, Ontario with his family.

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Mia turned on her light. She took the lid off Cheetah's box. She couldn't see Cheetah at first. Then she spied her hiding in the grass. Mia ran her finger gently down Cheetah's back. Cheetah trembled.

"Don't be scared, Cheetah," Mia whispered.

She picked Cheetah up and held her close.

"Oh, Cheetah," she said sadly, "am I your monster?"

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    Posted December 14, 2014

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    And here.

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    3rdkid

    And here and here and here and here and here and here.... etc:D Lol.

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    Posted November 27, 2014

    Morgan

    I am

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    Posted December 16, 2014

    Lena

    What i th world

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    Posted December 20, 2014

    Gem

    C'mn, people!!!! Chat!!!!!

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    Posted December 7, 2014

    Patty

    Yes.

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    Aswome

    You are amazing

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2014

    Tails of freedom gen1

    Log 3<p> chetahpaw<br> yesterday while thunderstrike were training the clan was attacked by cyotes! Thunderstrike told me to o to the appritance den while he got to fight. There are more, maybe i will get to fight next time! I was learning hunting when that happenned though! So i had to pounce on amoss ball. While training, before the cyote attack, one apprittance and his mentor got too close and thunderstrike had to chase them away! Well tomorrow i get to learn fighting! Itsgetting late and my sis is getting close. I can not wait for tomorrow!<p>log 4<p> cheetahpaw<br> today was a little lamer then i thought it would be. I did learn some awesome fighting moves, but mapleclan is getting boring again. I just wish something would happen! I hink i will go ask thunderstrike if we can train some more. /5 MINUTES LATER.../ i got what i wanted! So i will be back later! ((For the entertainment of my readers, 2 logs per day will now be posted.))

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2014

    THE DARK ONES MED

    This is the medical grounds.

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    Posted March 27, 2013

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    A young tom stimbles in. "H-h-help....." he whispers, falling

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2013

    Oh.

    "Okay. Oh, where is Nettlestar?"

    Cheetahpaw

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    Posted February 19, 2013

    Icetail

    A young shecat with pure white fur and ice blue eyes padded in. May i join? As deputy if possible.

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    Posted March 4, 2013

    Snowstorm

    Fls on her face.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2013

    Cheetahwing

    Thank you

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    Posted February 4, 2013

    Nighthawk

    *she watches from a distance, blending in perfectly with the shadows*

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    Posted May 2, 2013

    Nightstream

    He smiled back.

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    Posted February 1, 2013

    Honeykit

    Hi there!

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    Posted January 27, 2013

    Sunscar

    Curls his tail over his paws.

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    Posted May 2, 2013

    Nettlestar

    Nettlestar looks at Nightstream and smiled meekly.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2012

    A warren of rabbits

    A mother rabbit takes her babies outside for the first time. She keeps her ears pricked for the babies first time outside may be there last.

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