Trouper

Title

Trouper

Authors

Meg Kearney

Illustrator

Scholastic Press

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780545100410

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Trooper, a three-legged dog, remembers his life as a stray, before he was adopted.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

AD920L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Adoption; Physical Appearance; Physical Disability; adoptive family; adopted dog; pet adoption; missing limb; mobility; animal with physical disability; three-legged dog

Main Character

male dog

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Children's Gallery Award, 2015-2016, Winner
Delaware Diamonds, 2017, Winner, Grades K-2
Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 2015, Winner, K-2
Show Me Readers Award, 2016-2017, Winner

Keywords

feral dogs; novels in verse; rescue story; animal shelter

Diversity Impact

direct

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