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Champ's Story: Dogs Get Cancer Too!

3.27 of 5 stars 3.27  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Astro is a stellar Steller sea lion Only a few days old when found orphaned, he is cared for and raised at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California. When big enough to be released to the wild where he needs to be, he has other plans Just like a lost dog finding his way home, Astro keeps swimming back towards the Center, crossing miles of open ocean water to do so. ...more
ebook, 32 pages
Published October 28th 2010 by Sylvan Dell Publishing (first published August 10th 2010)
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Eva Leger
2.5 - This is a hard one for me to rate and review. The second I saw the cover I knew I'd be reading it with Julia. The next second when I read the title I knew that it would mean something to the both of us. I assumed, incorrectly, that this was going to deal with the death of a dog who got sick with cancer. (If anyone knows of a book like this I'd appreciate the recommendation.)
This story is about Cody and his dog, Champ, and their agility training and shows. One day Cody finds a strange bump
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Renee
Jan 30, 2011 Renee rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: k-3rd
After Cody, a young boy, plays with his golden retriever, he notices a lump on his dog's belly. Cody and his father take Champ to a vet who tells them that Champ has cancer. They decide to treat Champ's cancer and Cody struggles with taking care of Champ. The chemotherapy appears to work and Champ runs through the dog park, getting ready for the agility show. During the show, Cody trips and breaks his ankle. He says, "I guess it's your turn to take care of me, just like I took care of you." The ...more
Alice
4.25 stars My co-worker and friend has breast cancer. It is horrible. I have heard about cancer treatment but until she was sick I didn't know much about the day to day highs and lows. This book made me well up with tears.I was trying not to cry. But it simply talks about cancer, treatment and all the good days and bad days. It help me understand cancer a little better. It has been hard to watch my dog lose her hair and be so tired and sick. AWFUL! Nicely done!
Lauren Jackson
I related to this story becaus emy mother died three years ago from cancer. Even though it's different from a dog i can see how student scan relate to this story. This would be good for students are greiveing even if it's over s pet they lost too. I owuld place this book in my sfae place for students. I remember in my pre-k placement a little girl lost her mother and she was having a hard time understanding it. This book could have been read to her.
Kathleen Ruff
THis was a great book. It discusses the topic of cancer in animals and is a great way to open this topic with students if something unfortunate is going on with a student's pet or in a student's family. It also is a good book to read when discussing professions such as a veternarian.
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