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Forward, Shakespeare!

by Jean Little

tagged: dogs, diseases, illnesses & injuries, friendship
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pages: 112
ISBN:9781554696239
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Description

Seeing-eye pup, Shakespeare, conquered many fears in Rescue Pup. Now he is back, about to be matched up with a blind boy, ready to begin his working life. Tim is enraged by his blindness and wants nothing to do with a guide dog. But he is no match for Shakespeare.

About the Author

Jean Little

Born in Taiwan, celebrated children's author Jean Little (1932-2020) grew up in Ontario and graduated from the University of Toronto with an honors degree in English. A Member of the Order of Canada, Little received six honorary degrees and was awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. Her books have been translated into a dozen languages and have won numerous awards, including a Canada Council Children's Literature Award (now known as the Governor General's Literary Award); a CLA Book of the Year; the Little, Brown Children's Book Award; the Vicky Metcalf Award and a Boston Globe–Horn Book Award honor book.

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Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
9 to 12
Grade:
4 to 7
Awards
  • Commended, CCBC Our Choice starred selection
  • Commended, Resource Links "The Year's Best"
Editorial Review

"***1/2 out of 4
"Tim's relationship with his guide dog and with his faily reveals the challenges young people such as Tim face in dealing with a disability."

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