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Lester's Dog

Lester's Dog( )
Author: Hesse, Karen
Illustrator: Carpenter, Nancy
ISBN:978-0-517-58357-9
Publication Date:Sep 1993
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Knopf Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Illus. in full color. "A sensitive story about a boy who, with the help of a deaf freind, conquers his fear of a neighbor's dog that bit him years earlier. In the process, he saves a kitten and befriends an elderly, recently widowed man. Carpenter's pictures give vivid life to Hesse's gripping story, set in a 1940s neighborhood. Children will beg to tell their own stories after hearing this one."--(starred) School Library Journal.  

Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Dogs
Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.3 x 10.29 x 0.34 Inches
Book Weight:0.775 Pounds
Author Biography
Hesse, Karen (Author)
Karen Hesse (born on August 29, 1952 Baltimore, Maryland) is an American author of children's literature and literature for young adults. She studied theatre at Towson State College, and finished her undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland in English, Psychology, and Anthropology. In 1998 she won the Newbery Medal for her young adult novel, Out of the Dust.

Hesse lives in Vermont with her husband and two teen-aged daughters.

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