Caring for My Dog

Pet Care
  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

An introduction for young readers on the basics of how to care for a pet dog. Bright photos and clear, simple text lay the foundation for children to take greater responsibility and a more active role in their pets' lives. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, a fun-facts section, a list of needs and dangers to the pet, and sources for further research.

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978-1-63407-263-2
$34.95
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Hi-Lo, Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2015-08-01
BISACS JNF003220, JNF003170
Dewey 636.7
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 500
Guided Reading Level J
ATOS Reading Level 2.1
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 176471
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources PBSKids
LoveYourDog.com
Dogplay.com
Author: Kathryn Stevens

Kathryn Stevens is the pen name of Katherine Stevenson, a longtime book editor for The Child's World. For many years, Kathy has pursued a dual career in two areas of interest, publishing and archaeology. She has edited a number of series for The Child's World and is the author of ten books: five Countries: Faces and Places (Argentina, Cuba, France, Iraq, and The United States), two new Music Makers (Cellos, Stringed Instruments), two Holiday Symbols (Christmas Trees and Halloween Jack O'Lanterns), and one Naturebook (Fleas). She has an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a specialty in archaeology and environmental sciences. Kathy lives with her husband and an elderly dog and divides her time between St. Paul, Minnesota, and La Crosse, Wisconsin, where she is active in archaeological research.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Pet Care from School Library Journal on November 1, 2015

Attractive and well-designed primers. The close-up photographs of the animals’ faces on the covers entice readers, while the content cautions them to make careful choices when selecting a pet. The importance of commitment is emphasized, along with all of the basics on food, health, View →