German Shepherds

Domestic Dogs
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

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!

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978-1-61473-784-1
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2008
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2008-01-01
BISACS JNF003170, JNF003060
Dewey 636.737
Graphics Full-color photographs
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
Enchanted Learning
  • 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
  • Glossary
  • To Find Out More
  • Index
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.