About The Book

Level 2: Reading Independently
• More complex stories
• Varied sentence structure
• Paragraphs and short chapters

True stories of animals that saved people's lives
Jim loves to go for long walks with his dogs, Tara and Tiree. One cold winter day, Jim falls through the ice on the frozen lake. Tiree tries to save him and falls through the ice too. What will happen if Tara tries to help them both?

About The Author

Photo Credit:

Andrew Clements (1949–2019) was the author of the enormously popular Frindle. More than 10 million copies of his books have been sold, and he was nominated for a multitude of state awards, including two Christopher Awards and an Edgar Award. His popular works include About Average, Troublemaker, Extra Credit, Lost and Found, No Talking, Room One, Lunch Money, and more. He was also the author of the Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School series. Find out more at AndrewClements.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (October 15, 2003)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689834417
  • Ages: 5 - 7

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Awards and Honors

  • Garden State Children's Book Award Nominee (NJ)

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