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Series: Rainbow Street Shelter


MISSING! by Wendy Orr
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"This early chapter book with plenty of heart and a bit of suspense will appeal to young pet lovers. (Fiction. 6-9)"
After his elderly owner is injured in an accident, Buster the cat gets lost, and a young neighbor sets out to find him. Read full book review >
LOST!  A DOG CALLED BEAR by Wendy Orr
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"The believable plot and inherent suspense will keep readers turning the pages of this fine addition to early chapter books, which will resonate with both pet lovers and children involved in divorces. (Fiction. 7-10)"
With a limited vocabulary perfect for readers just edging into chapter books, the tale of Logan's efforts to locate his lost dog rings completely true. Read full book review >