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Jelly Bean

Jelly Bean

Series: Shelter Pet Squad (Book #1)
by Cynthia Lord Illustrated by Erin McGuire

In this charming illustrated chapter book series by Newbery Honor author Cynthia Lord, the Shelter Pet Squad kids find the perfect homes for animals in need!

Suzannah's always wanted a pet of her own, but she lives in an apartment where there are absolutely no pets allowed. What she CAN do is volunteer at a local pet shelter. There, although she's the youngest, Suzannah quickly finds herself making friends with the kids and bonding with the animals. She makes toys and treats for the animals. She feeds the cats and plays with the puppies!

Then a girl just her age brings a guinea pig named Jelly Bean to the shelter. Suzannah promises that she'll find the little creature the perfect home. But what if no one wants an abandoned guinea pig?

Newbery Honor author Cynthia Lord has created a fun and heartwarming chapter books series.

Ages
6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades 1 - 3
Lexile Measure
560L
DRA
34
Guided Reading
O
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
128

About the Author and Illustrator

Cynthia Lord Cynthia Lord is the author of Rules, Touch Blue, and Hot Rod Hamster. She lives in Maine.
Erin McGuire Erin McGuire is an illustrator currently working in Dallas, Texas. She's illustrated over fifty books across a range of middle grade and picture book projects.

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