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Brave Norman

A True Story (Ready-to-Read Level 1)

Illustrated by Ellen Beier

    About The Book

    Beginning readers will love reading the true story of Norman, a heroic dog who saved a girl at the beach. This Level 1 Ready-to-Read is sure to be a hit with pet lovers!

    Norman is a dog who cannot see. One day, he is at the beach when he hears a girl in the water calling for help. Can Norman lead the girl to safety? Read all about the heroic rescue in this nonficton Level 1 Ready-to-Read!

    About The Author

    Photo Credit:

    Andrew Clements (1949–2019) was the author of the enormously popular Frindle. More than 10 million copies of his books have been sold, and he was nominated for a multitude of state awards, including a Christopher Award and an Edgar Award. His popular works include About AverageTroublemakerExtra Credit, Lost and FoundNo TalkingRoom OneLunch Money, and more. He was also the author of the Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School series. Find out more at

    About The Illustrator

    Product Details

    • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (November 1, 2002)
    • Length: 32 pages
    • ISBN13: 9780689834387
    • Grades: P - 1
    • Ages: 4 - 6
    • Lexile ® 350L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
    • Fountas & Pinnell™ J These books have been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient™ Leveling System

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    Awards and Honors

    • ASPCA Henry Bergh Awrd Hnr Bk

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