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Tara and Tiree, Fearless Friends

A True Story (Ready-to-Read Level 2)

Illustrated by Ellen Beier

    About The Book

    Beginning readers will love reading about the true story of Tara and Tiree, two dogs who saved their owner's life. This Level 2 Ready-to-Read is sure to be a hit with pet lovers!

    Jim loves to go for long walks with his dogs, Tara and Tiree. One cold winter day, Jim falls through the ice on the frozen lake. Tiree tries to save him and falls through the ice too. What will happen if Tara tries to help them both?

    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 (August 1, 2003)
    • Length: 32 pages
    • ISBN13: 9780689834417
    • Grades: P - 2
    • Ages: 5 - 7
    • Lexile ® 230L 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

    • Garden State Children's Book Award Nominee (NJ)

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