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Champ

Champ

by Marcia Thornton Jones
Riley is awful at sports. He wants to quit the baseball team, but his dad won't let him give up. So when one bad swing brings a three-legged dog into his life, Riley feels like he's been thrown a curveball. How can he take care of a dog and make his dad proud?

Champ is a former champion show dog. But when the accident that leaves him with Riley also leaves him with three legs, this dog has to learn some new tricks. Can Champ show Riley that winning doesn't always mean coming in first?

Together, Riley and Champ make a great team, but not everyone thinks so. Could they be separated?

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
4.3
Lexile Measure
690L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
S
Number of Pages
188
Genre
Realistic Fiction

About the Author

Marcia Thornton Jones Marcia Thornton Jones is the co-author, with Debbie Dadey, of the best-selling Adventures of the Bailey School Kids series.

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