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Sam the Garbage Hound

Sam the Garbage Hound

by Charnan Simon Illustrated by Gary Bialke

Sam, a lonley garbage hound who lives at the dump, goes home with Rosie and her mother and discovers the joys of a loving home.

This series meets the following Reading First initiatives: - Phonics- Vocabulary- Comprehension- Fluency

Ages
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
1.5
Lexile Measure
290L
DRA
12
Guided Reading
G
Publisher
Children's Press (CT)
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Charnan Simon Charnan Simon was an editor at "Cricket" magazine, and she sometimes works at a children's bookstore called Pooh Corner.
Gary Bialke

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