In the Doghouse

Kyla Steinkraus (author), Ed Myer (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104526

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Description

Peering out the window on a cold, snowy day Jonathan sees something in the doghouse in the backyard. Only it can't be his dog, Gizmo, because he's safe and warm inside the house. As he investigates he finds it is a rabbit trying to stay warm. He and his mom give the rabbit some fruit and veggies, only to discover each time they check there are more and more rabbits. As the snow melts and Jonathan goes out to check on the rabbits they are all gone. He was proud he had provided a nice, warm place for them.

Reading Level
Lexile
510L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
L
ATOS
2.2
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Character Education Nature
Interest Age
Ages 6-8
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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