Shelter Pet Squad #1: Jelly Bean by Cynthia LordShelter Pet Squad #1: Jelly Bean by Cynthia Lord

Shelter Pet Squad #1: Jelly Bean

byCynthia LordIllustratorErin McGuire

Paperback | August 26, 2014

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A delightful new illustrated chapter book series by Newbery Honor author Cynthia Lord.

Suzannah's always wanted a pet of her own, but she lives in an apartment where there are absolutely no pets allowed. What she CAN do is volunteer at a local pet shelter. There, although she's the youngest, Suzannah quickly finds herself making friends with the kids and bonding with the animals. She makes toys and treats for the animals. She feeds the cats and plays with the puppies!

Then a girl just her age brings a guinea pig named Jelly Bean to the shelter. Suzannah promises that she'll find the little creature the perfect home. But what if no one wants an abandoned guineapig?

Newbery Honor author Cynthia Lord has created a fun and heartwarming chapter books series.

CYNTHIA LORD is the award-winning author of Rules, a Newbery Honor and Schneider Family Book Award winner, as well as the critically acclaimed Half a Chance and Touch Blue. She made her picture book debut with Hot Rod Hamster, which won several awards including the Parents' Choice Award, and followed it with the beloved sequel Happy Bi...
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Title:Shelter Pet Squad #1: Jelly BeanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.6 × 5.27 × 0.32 inPublished:August 26, 2014Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545635977

ISBN - 13:9780545635974

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Praise for RULESA Newbery Honor book, Schneider Family Book Award, ALA Notable"Catherine is an endearing narrator who tells her story with both humor and heartbreak. . . . A lovely, warm read, and a great discussion starter." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNALPraise for TOUCH BLUE*"A thoughtful first-person narration . . . [Tess's sense of humor keeps things light." -- THE HORN BOOK, starred review"Lord interlaces themes of loss, luck, superstition, family, and belonging . . . in this stirring novel." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY"Realistic characters, humor, and a charming setting make this a great choice for collections of all sizes." -- KIRKUS REVIEW