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The Outside Dog (I Can Read Book Series: Level 3)

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I Can Read Books are widely recognized as the premier line of beginning readers. Inaugurated with Else Holmelund Minarik'S LITTLE BEAR, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, the series has grown to over 200 titles that include mysteries, adventure stories, poetry, historical fiction, and humor. Featuring the finest authors and illustrators, I Can Read Books introduce children to the joy of reading independently.

Marisol, who lives in Puerto Rico, wants a dog very much but ...

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Overview

I Can Read Books are widely recognized as the premier line of beginning readers. Inaugurated with Else Holmelund Minarik'S LITTLE BEAR, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, the series has grown to over 200 titles that include mysteries, adventure stories, poetry, historical fiction, and humor. Featuring the finest authors and illustrators, I Can Read Books introduce children to the joy of reading independently.

Marisol, who lives in Puerto Rico, wants a dog very much but her grandfather will not let her have one, until a skinny mutt wins him over.

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Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Grandfather never lets Marisol pet stray dogs. When Marisol finds Pancho, she not only pets him, she is determined to keep him. Beginning readers will cheer as Marisol gently persuades Grandfather to give this outside dog a home. Set in Puerto Rico, this heartwarming story includes a few Spanish words and a glossary to define them. A book and tape set is available, as is a study guide from Learning Works. 1995 (orig.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064441872
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/28/1995
  • Series: I Can Read Book 3 Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 329,653
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 410L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.18 (d)

Meet the Author

Charlotte Pomerantz was born in New York City, where she still lives. Among her many popular books for children are Mangaboom, illustrated by Anita Lobel; Here Comes Henny (based on the wordplay of James Joyce), illustrated by Nancy Winslow Parker; Halfway to Your House, illustrated by Gabrielle Vincent; Flap Your Wings and Try and All Asleep, illustrated by Nancy Tafuri; and Posy, illustrated by Catherine Stock (a Christopher Award book).

Jennifer Plecas's illustrations appear in many popular books for children, including Wrapping Paper Romp, a Growing Tree book by Patricia Hubbell, and Rattlebone Rock by Sylvia Andrews, as well as the ALA Notable Book the Outside Dog, an I Can Read Book by Charlotte Pomerantz. Ms. Plecas lives in Blue Springs, Missouri.

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