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Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen

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ISBN-10: 1101934107

ISBN-13: 9781101934104

Edition: 2018

Authors: Candace Fleming, Eric Rohmann

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For fans of Balto and other real-life dog stories, here's a heavily illustrated middle-grade novel about a canine movie star of the 1920s, dramatically told in both words and pictures by an acclaimed author and a Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator. When movie director Larry Trimble travels to Berlin searching for his next big star--a dog!--he finds Etzel, a fierce, highly trained three-year-old German shepherd police dog. Larry sees past the snarls and growls and brings Etzel back to Hollywood, where he is renamed Strongheart. Along with screenwriter Jane Murfin, Larry grooms his prot#65533;g#65533; to be a star of the silver screen--and he succeeds, starting with Strongheart's first…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 2/6/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.38" wide x 8.25" long x 0.96" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Candace Fleming is the prolific author of many critically acclaimed, bestselling books for children, including the picture booksMuncha! Muncha! Muncha!(an ALA Notable Book and four starred reviews), andBoxes for Katie(a Junior Library Guild Selection and aPublishers WeeklyBest Book of 2003); the nonfiction titlesOur Eleanor(an ALA Notable Book, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and three starred reviews) andBen Franklin's Almanac(an ALA Notable Book, ALA Best Book for Young Adults, James Madison Honor Book, and three starred reviews). She lives in Mt. Prospect, Illinois. From the Hardcover edition.

Eric Rohmann was born in Riverside, Illinois in 1957. He grew up in Downers Grove, a suburb of Chicago. Eric won a Caldecott Honor Book award for Time Flies, and a Caldecott Medal award for My Friend Rabbit., and has written four children's books: My Friend Rabbit, The Cinder-Eyed Cats, Pumpkinhead, and A Kitten's Tale. Visit his website at .