Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 128 pages, 7.75 × 5.12 × 0.37 in
Published: February 16, 2012
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0142412570
ISBN - 13: 9780142412572
About the Book
After assisting with her own cat's emergency surgery, Sunita decides she can no longer work with animals and accepts an internship at a lab, unaware that the research conducted there includes animal testing.
From the Publisher
After Sunita''s beloved pet cat, Mittens, gets injured on her watch, she wonders if vet work is right for her. She takes an internship at a research lab, but learns that they test on animals and eventually put them to sleep. Sunita loves animals, but can she find a way to work with them without harming them?
About the Author
Laurie Halse Anderson has received both the Margaret Edwards Award and the ALAN Award for her contributions to young adult literature. She has also been honored by the National Coalition Against Censorship in recognition of her fight to combat the censoring of literature. She is the author of the groundbreaking National Book Award finalist and Printz Honor Book Speak. She is also author of the critically acclaimed YA books Prom, Twitsted, Catalyst, Wintergirls, and The Impossible Knife of Memory. She has also authored a number of middle grade titles including The Vet Volunteers series, and the historical fiction Seeds of America Trilogy, which includes Forge, ALA Best Book for Young Adults Fever 1793, and the National Book Award finalist and Scott O’Dell Award-winner Chains. She and her husband live in northern New York State. Follow Laurie on Twitter @halseanderson and visit her at madwomanintheforest.com.