2007 2x2 Award

Not Afraid of Dogs
by Susanna Pitzer

Not Afraid of Dogs
by Susanna Pitzer

Daniel is almost the bravest boy in the world. He can face snakes, spiders, and thunderstorms, but he is afraid of dogs. What will he do when his aunt leaves her dog, Bandit, with his family? What will he do when he finds himself alone in the same room with Bandit who needs help overcoming a fear of his own?

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Internet Extensions

The Joys and Frustrations of New Puppies
Pet Finder
Save a Homeless Puppy, Rescue an Older Dog
Animal Shelter

Literary Connections for DOG Books:

Mutt Dog by Stephen Michael King--picture book about a homeless stray in the city and the compassionate lady who takes him home from the homeless shelter--with a unit in Reading Seeds

Move Over, Rover by Karen Beaumont--Rover is snuggled down into his doghouse when a sudden thunderstorm brings a line of unexpected visitors who need to find a place to stay dry. How many can fit in? How will the last visitor change the group? Move Over, Rover is a delightful cumulative story that will encourage children to read ... and laugh ... along with you. A Kids' Wings Unit is in Reading Seeds.

Farley Found It by Bruce Van Patter--What's a sheepdog to do when a sheep moves into her doghouse? A funny picture book about a problem-solving dog and a determined sheep-- Classroom unit in Reading Seeds

Brave Dogs, Gentle Dogs by Cat Urbigkit--How are sheepdogs raised and trained to guard sheep? Beautiful, nonfiction with photographs of the dogs--Classroom unit in Reading Seeds

More Great Dog Books with Kids' Wings Literature Units


Not Afraid of Dogs by Susanna Pitzer

A Unit for Not Afraid of Dogs is a part of a collection of 42 units in Reading Seeds.

The 11-page Unit Contains:
Discussion Cards
Crossword Puzzle
Readers’ Theater Script
Vocabulary Study
Word Web
Character Page on Conquering My Fears
Multiple Choice Comprehension
Pre-writing/Writing Lesson
and MORE!

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