Stickeen: John Muir and the Brave Little Dog

Donnell Rubay (author), Christopher Canyon (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584692744

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This true tale actually happened in Alaska to the famous naturalist, John Muir, and it became what he called the most memorable of all his wild days. One day, Muir set out to explore a huge glacier during a blizzard. Stickeen--an aloof little dog belonging to a fellow traveler--insisted on going along. They become stranded on the glacier. The only way out was over a precarious ice bridge, dangerous for a man and almost impossible for a dog. When amazingly they both escape, Stickeen's aloofness is replaced by rapturous adoration for Muir. The author skillfully weaves Muir's own words, the illustrations are extraordinary, and the result is a classic.

Reading Level
Lexile
810L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
4.4
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Biographies Nature People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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