Henry Holt and Company
This easy-to-read, first-person narrative of an unusual friendship demonstrates the desires of the handicapped to be independent and to be treated like everyone else. Graceful watercolor illustrations that emphasize the closeness between boy and dog are a perfect accompaniment to this entertaining and informative book.
Disability and Health; Physical disability; wheelchair user; mobility; service animal; child with a physical disability
mother and father
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, Tenth Edition, 1993
Children's Crown Award, 1993 - 1994
muscular dystrophy; friendship; reliance; golden retriever; independance; persistance; leadership; pet store; blue and gold backpack
Osofsky, Audrey, "My Buddy" (1992). Diverse Families. 1867.