Champ's Story: Dogs Get Cancer Too!

Champ's Story: Dogs Get Cancer Too!

Sherry North (author), Kathleen Rietz (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181026

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Children facing cancer--whether their own, a family member's, a friend's, or even a pet's--will find help in understanding the disease through this book. A young boy discovers his dog's lump, which is then diagnosed with those dreaded words: "It's cancer." The boy becomes a loving caretaker to his dog, who undergoes the same types of treatments and many of the same reactions as a human under similar circumstances (transference). Medical writer and award-winning children's author, Sherry North artfully weaves the serious subject into an empathetic story that even young children can understand.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Animals, Birds & Insects Friendship Health & Nutrition Picture Books Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Language Arts Science
English (US)
Fiction Non-Fiction
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