Looking Out for Sarah

Looking Out for Sarah

by Glenna Lang
     
 

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In this story of friendship, loyalty, and trust, Sarah and her guide dog, Perry, go about their busy day. Perry helps Sarah go shopping, to the post office, and take the train to school. Sarah, a blind musician and teacher, entertains the children and tells them about the time she and Perry walked from Boston to New York to show the world what a blind person can

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In this story of friendship, loyalty, and trust, Sarah and her guide dog, Perry, go about their busy day. Perry helps Sarah go shopping, to the post office, and take the train to school. Sarah, a blind musician and teacher, entertains the children and tells them about the time she and Perry walked from Boston to New York to show the world what a blind person can accomplish with the help of a guide dog like Perry.

This true story of an amazing black Labrador retriever and his owner will inspire young readers to follow their own dreams and give them the courage to achieve anything.

Expressive, stylized paintings in bold colors and simple shapes convey the extraordinary relationship between Sarah and Perry.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
Based on a real black Labrador retriever and his owner, this story tells about the relationship between a blind woman and her lead dog, their daily routine and a walk they once took from Boston to New York. Ages 3-8. (July) Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570916076
Publisher:
Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
594,075
Product dimensions:
8.61(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Lexile:
AD600L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Glenna Lang studied art at the Boston Museum School. Her past work includes illustration for Robert Frost's The Runaway, Robert Louis Stevenson's My Shadow, James Whitcomb Riley's When the Frost Is on the Punkin, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's The Children's Hour.
Glenna lives in Cambridge with her husband and daughter and their dog.

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