160 pages, 7.75 × 5.1 × 0.43 in
April 30, 2009
Penguin Young Readers Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 014241252X
ISBN - 13: 9780142412527
About the Book
Maggie's new science teacher, Mr. Carlson, is blind, and is working with a guide dog for the first time. Scout, a German shepherd, really wants to do his job, but Maggie can tell that Mr. Carlson is still having a hard time. Maybe she can help. Original.
From the Publisher
Maggie's still getting used to middle school. One of her teachers is, too - Mr. Carlson, her new science teacher, is blind, and is working with a guide dog for the first time. Scout is a love of a German shepherd and really wants to do his job, but Maggie can tell that Mr. Carlson's still having a hard time. Maybe she can help. . . .
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.