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Lester's Dog by Karen Hesse, Kaufman, Nancy Carpenter

Illus. in full color. "A sensitive story about a boy who, with the help of a deaf freind, conquers his fear of a neighbor's dog that bit him years earlier. In the process, he saves a kitten and befriends an elderly, recently widowed man. Carpenter's pictures give vivid life to Hesse's gripping story, set in a 1940s neighborhood. Children will beg to tell their own stories after hearing this one."—(starred) School Library Journal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780517583586
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 09/07/1993
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.29(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Best known for her book written in verse Out of the Dust, which won a Newbery Medal in 1997, Karen Hesse is an acclaimed author of children’s literature. Out of the Dust is a heartrending story about a girl trying to cope during the Dust Bowl. Many of her most notable books are steeped in history, including Witness, Stowaway, and Letters from Rifka.

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