Dog Diaries #6: Sweetie

Dog Diaries #6: Sweetie

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by Kate Klimo, Tim Jessell
     
 

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George Washington’s transformation from farmer to Father of Our Country—as told by his dog Sweetlips!
 
Sweetie was the finest foxhound in George Washington’s kennel. But Sweetie’s idyllic days at Mount Vernon were cut short when her master was chosen to represent Virginia at the first Continental Congress in Philadelphia

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George Washington’s transformation from farmer to Father of Our Country—as told by his dog Sweetlips!
 
Sweetie was the finest foxhound in George Washington’s kennel. But Sweetie’s idyllic days at Mount Vernon were cut short when her master was chosen to represent Virginia at the first Continental Congress in Philadelphia—which he attended with Sweetlips by his side. Follow their journey from the hunt country of Virginia to the battlefields of the Revolutionary War in this meticulously researched, unique historical novel. With realistic black-and-white illustrations by Tim Jessell, an appendix including information about George Washington and the history and breeding of American foxhounds, plus links to the primary source material on which the book is based, this is the kind of historical fiction that dog-loving middle graders—and educators—sit up and beg for!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385392419
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
01/06/2015
Series:
Dog Diaries Series
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
451,511
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

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