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The Resource Lester's dog, by Karen Hesse ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

Lester's dog, by Karen Hesse ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

Label
Lester's dog
Title
Lester's dog
Statement of responsibility
by Karen Hesse ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Title variation
Lesters dog
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A boy overcomes his fear of Lester's fierce dog when he has to protect an abandoned kitten. 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
Summary
A boy overcomes his fear of Lester's fierce dog when he has to protect an abandoned kitten
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
104226
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ7.H4364
  • PS3558.E797867
LC item number
  • Ld 1993
  • L47 1993
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
620
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Lester's dog, by Karen Hesse ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random049/92027674.html
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
34449
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780517583579
Lccn
92027674
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm26403975
  • (OCoLC)26403975
Label
Lester's dog, by Karen Hesse ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random049/92027674.html
Publication
Control code
34449
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780517583579
Lccn
92027674
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm26403975
  • (OCoLC)26403975

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