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Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers: Reflections on Being Raised by a Pack of Sled Dogs
Contributor(s): Paulsen, Gary (Author)

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ISBN: 0152061037     ISBN-13: 9780152061036
Publisher: Clarion Books
OUR PRICE: $6.79  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2007

Annotation: Cookie usually had puppies easily, but they were always so wonderful and special that I worried excessively each time. Considering that she had five litters of never less than eight pups and twice twelve- altogether over forty pups- this constituted a large measure of worry.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals - Dogs
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation - Winter Sports
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Adventure & Adventurers
Dewey: B
LCCN: 2007280984
Age Level: 10-12
Grade Level: 5-7
Lexile Measure: 1190(Not Available)
Guided Reading: S (Grade 4)
Physical Information: 0.2" H x 4.4" W x 6.9" (0.15 lbs) 80 pages
- Demographic Orientation - Rural
- Geographic Orientation - Alaska
Features: Ikids, Price on Product
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 14482
Reading Level: 6.0   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 2.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:

An experienced Iditarod racer, Gary Paulsen celebrates his lead dog and longtime companion, Cookie, in this intimate essay. Paulsen takes readers inside the kennel as Cookie's last litter of pups grow and learn to pull sleds across the snowy frontier.

Includes an author's note.

Contributor Bio(s): Paulsen, Gary: -

GARY PAULSEN has written nearly two hundred books for young people, including the Newbery Honor Books Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room. He divides his time between a home in New Mexico and a boat on the Pacific Ocean.

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