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Silver by Gloria Whelan, Stephen Marchesi

Deep in the Alaskan wilds, 9-year-old Rachel dreams of owning and racing a sled dog one day. When her father, who breeds and races huskies, gives her the runt of the litter, Rachel names the puppy Silver and sets out to prove he's a champion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394896113
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 04/28/2004
Series: A Stepping Stone Book(TM) Series
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 141,769
Product dimensions: 5.19(w) x 7.56(h) x 0.18(d)
Lexile: 840L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Gloria and her husband Joseph moved from Detroit to the woods of northern Michigan several years ago. Many of Gloria's books take place during the summer — because she does a lot of her writing during the northern Michigan blizzards! Gloria has been telling stories for as long as she can remember. Before she could read or write, she used to dictate stories to her baby-sitter, who would type them out. Being an only child, many of Gloria's stories were about having a brother or sister. Gloria would like to have written Little Women, because Jo March was one of her role models growing up! Gloria once had a set of five guinea pigs, all named after Detroit Tiger baseball players!

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Silver 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
When one of his best sled dogs gives birth to five puppies, and they are born on his daughter's birthday, a tiny husky pup named Silver is the birthday gift Rachel's father gives her. Rachel falls in love with Silver and counts on him to keep her company while her father is racing in the Iditarod. However, one day Silver goes missing. Without her mother's premission, Rachel goes on a search party looking for Silver. What could have happend to him?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not very exciting.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a awesome awesome book and I think you should get it. Silver is one of Rachel's dad's best dog' s runt.
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She holds her stomach laying down
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Drizzlestar paused. " Huh?" " Can I join a patrol?" She asked urgently. Drizzlestar nodded. " Brownface,take Chirppaw and Jaggedwhiskers to Mouserocks. PoppyClan,beware!" Crumblefall mewed. " Icyfur, take Eddyleaf and Graypaw," Crumblefall paused. " Crumblefall,mind if i join this one?" Meowed Silverpaw. Crumblefall nodded. " And Lunarheart, bring Applemuzzle,Lunapaw,and Silverpaw and Fallclaws. And Shrinkpaw," made a apprentice last night,Shrinkpaw bouncd up and down. Lunarheart led Fallclaws torward the entrance. Forest crunched underpaw. " We turn this way instead of going in the direction," pointed out Lunarheart calmly. " Not to the Gatheringplace." They switched onto a windy path. Breeze swirled Silverpaw's fur. She could see the lake. " This is greenleaf twolegplace," reconized Applemuzzle. " See those nests? They are like pelts held down by stones. And those mushy white things get placed on sticks at night. They roast the poor things in a fire over those logs!" They passed the Greenleaf Twolegplace. " Whoa!" Shrinkpaw fell in a bramble bush. The cats continued. After a few trees,the stinky stench of fire rised up. The fire burned and crackled. Silverpaw saw a whole bunch of Twoleg nests,and gasped." Twolegplace is awesome!" She cried. But Shrinkpaw had his eyes fixed on a small rainbow-colored shrew. Without looking where he was going,he stumbled into a tree. The shrew flew into the claws of Silverpaw. A mouse scurries by. Silverpaw buried the shrew. Shrinkpaw stumbled. He hit the mouse. Blood seeped from the mouse's back and shinness covered the back of Silverpaw's. " Fox dung," muttered Shrinkpaw. " You are much better then me,". Lunapaw snorted. " Yes,way better!" Silverpaw scurried forward. Trees sweeped the path. " This is Crowclan's border. Never cross it ever," mewed Fallclaws. Soon the hotness of the sun shined on Silverpaw. She grabbed her shrew and ran. At camp dawn was rising slowly. " Hey!" Yelled Drizzlestar. " The moorland battle against CrowClan that formed today by Icyfur's patrol has come. These cats will fight:Fallclaws,Me,Eddyleaf,Bogclaw,Applemuzzle,Adderflower,Graypaw,Wildflowerfur,Graypaw,Lunapaw,Crumblefall,Shrinkpaw,Chirppaw,Lavapaw,Noears,LUNARHEART,and Silverpaw,".
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*is done folding and washing. She puts all the folded and cleaned clothes in baskets she would bring up later.*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He laughed and pulled her into his lap. "I love you and i will love this baby."
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