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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library JE PAP (Text) 0001002426425 JUV Easy New Available -

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Madeline Finn hopes Star can become a therapy dog. But first he needs to pass his test. They have been practicing all the skills he needs to master. They practice meeting people. They practice sitting still when a bike goes by. They even practice meeting other dogs. Now Madeline Finn and Star are off to Walker Oaks, a retirement community where Star will take his tests. They face a variety of challenges and meet several new friends. But Madeline Finn can't stop thinking about an elderly man in a wheelchair, who never smiles. Is there something she and Star can do to help Mr. Humphrey?
Target Audience Note:
510L Lexile
Decoding demand: 60 (medium) Semantic demand: 69 (high) Syntactic demand: 62 (high) Structure demand: 85 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Psychiatric service dogs > Juvenile fiction.
Service dogs > Juvenile fiction.
Older people > Juvenile fiction.
Helping behavior > Juvenile fiction.
Human-animal relationships > Juvenile fiction.
Dogs > Juvenile fiction.
Children and animals > Juvenile fiction.
Helpfulness > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

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