Shelby's Story (A Puppy Tale #6)

by W Bruce Cameron (Author)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: A Puppy Tale
New York Times bestselling author W. Bruce Cameron presents the totally irresistible tale of a little stray puppy rescued from a life on the streets to become the star of A Dog's Way Home, the basis for the major motion picture! Shelby doesn't remember much of her early life--only that she was always hungry and cold. Then one day, Shelby is rescued by a kind woman, and things change forever. She soon finds herself on a movie set, and her new life is filled with challenges and rewards. She learns things like to Go Mark, Cut, and Dig. Her rewards include squeaky toys, yummy chicken, and best of all, love and affection from castmates and crew. Everyone loves Shelby! And so will young readers and movie fans. Shelby's Story includes charming illustrations by Richard Cowdrey as well as a reading and activity guide at the end of the book.
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Review quotes

Ellie's view of the world is spot-on.... A satisfying and illuminating tale. —Kirkus Reviews on Ellie's Story

Ellie's Story is heartwarming and suspenseful.... A fine read for young animal lovers. —School Library Journal on Ellie's Story

Through this heartwarming story about a dog's unconditional love for his best friend, readers learn about life from a dog's perspective. —Children's Literature on Bailey's Story

W Bruce Cameron
W. BRUCE CAMERON is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Dog's Purpose, A Dog's Journey, A Dog's Way Home, and A Dog's Promise; the Puppy Tales and Dogs with a Purpose books for young readers, and the Lily to the Rescue chapter books. He lives in California.
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Guided Reading Level
Starscape Books
Publication date
November 20, 2018
A Puppy Tale
BISAC categories
JUV002190 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Pets
JUV002070 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Dogs
JUV031030 - Juvenile Fiction | Performing Arts | Film
Library of Congress categories
Human-animal relationships
Working dogs
Rescue dogs

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