Once called wolf dogs, German shepherds have worked alongside people in everything from hunting to police work. These extremely intelligent, brave, and loyal dogs are some of the hardest-working canines around. Learn more about them inside!
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.1|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||119725|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||American Kennel Club
German Shepherd Club of America
Dog Owner's Guide Profile
- Name That Dog!
- Max and Hektor
- Good-Looking and Smart Too!
- Minds of Their Own
- German Shepherd Puppies
- German Shepherds on the Job
- Caring for a German Shepherd
- To Find Out More
Author: Susan H. Gray
Susan Heinrichs Gray holds BS and MS degrees in Zoology from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She also attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman where she studied film production. Mrs. Gray has taught classes in General Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Film Animation, and Graphics for Scientists. She also has worked as a freshwater biologist and scientific illustrator. In her 25 years as a writer, Mrs. Gray has covered a wide range of topics. She has written science books for children, newsletters for business owners, health education materials for patients, and drug reports for pharmaceutical companies. However, she especially enjoys writing nonfiction books for children. This gives her an opportunity to research current events and make them interesting to young readers. Susan enjoys gardening, traveling, and playing the piano. She and her husband, Michael, live in Cabot, Arkansas, with their dog and four cats.