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Lost!: A Dog Called Bear

Title

Lost!: A Dog Called Bear

Authors

Wendy Orr

Illustrator

Susan Boase

Publisher

Henry Holt and Company

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9781250056818

Pages

103 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When Logan's dog runs away as he and his mother are moving to a new home after his parents separate, a girl named Hannah, who longs for a dog of her own, finds him.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

630L

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced parents

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2011, Nominee, Early Chapter Book
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2012 Ages 5 to 9

Keywords

lost dog; moving; friendship; animal shelter; animal-human bond

Diversity Impact

direct

Lost!: A Dog Called Bear

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