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A Greyhound's Tale: Running for Glory, Walking for Home [With Poster]
by Craig Pierce
Gator's greyhound friends are leaving the track for a life of big yards and endless treats. He wonders, Why can't a champ be such a lucky pup? What follows is his secret quest to become a family pet. No more cramped kennel. No more racing muzzle. Gator soon discovers a new world filled with things strange, scary and ultimately rewarding.
Library Binding, 40 pages
Published September 15th 2006 by Ideate Prairie
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This book is the story of a greyhound, Gator, who was adopted by a family after retiring from racing. It tells about the things that he has to get used to living in a home with a family. The author visited our school and said that he considered the book realistic fiction. There is a part of the story where the dogs talk to each other so this book may not be strictly realistic fiction. The story is written in rhyme and makes a good read aloud. It would be good for grades 2 and up because it is a ...more