Meet Sadie, a real dog who works with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, in this inspiring, Level 2 Ready-to-Read based on one of the winners of the annual American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards™!
Meet Sadie. Sadie has an important job as an Arson Dog with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Because her sense of smell is 100 times stronger than a human’s, she helps firefighters and police officers find the causes of fires. That makes her a hero to many people. When she’s not busy sniffing out the bad guys, Sadie visits schools to teach kids about fire safety! Read her action-packed story to find out more about what this amazing canine does and what makes Sadie a hero!
Emerging readers will love discovering the inspiring, action-packed story of a different heroic dog in each book of the Hero Dog series.
Thea Feldman, a children’s book writer and editor, has helped develop early reader series for various major children’s book publishers. She is also a lifelong animal lover and has written numerous children’s books about animals, worked at the Wildlife Conservation Society, and is a writer and editor for the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals. She especially enjoys the opportunity to write early readers about animals. Her cat, Rose, loves to sleep on anything Thea has written.
Chris Danger is an illustrator and animator from the small town of Wahiawa, Hawaii. He works his childhood dream job everyday by creating bright and colorful illustrations. After graduating from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, he animated for Disney, Comedy Central, and Cartoon Network. He now teaches in Washington, DC and creates illustrations for The Washington Post, the Smithsonian, and many others.
Publisher: Simon Spotlight (September 9, 2014)
Length: 32 pages
Grades: K - 2
Ages: 5 - 7
Lexile ® 600L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
Fountas & Pinnell™ N These books have been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient™ Leveling System