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Although she's a timid cat, Dolores finds she's brave enough to alert Kyle to a fire and help him make his way out of the house before he's overcome by smoke. Based on a true story. Full-color illustrations.
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True stories of animals that saved people's lives Dolores and the Big Fire
Dolores is a very timid cat. Her owner, Kyle, keeps a light on all night so she won't be scared. One night Dolores pokes at Kyle's face while he is sleeping. The house is on fire! Can Dolores wake Kyle up in time?
Newspapers and magazines often recount inspiring true stories about brave pets who save their masters' lives. Now best-selling author Andrew Clements has retold some of these stories in simple language for the very earliest of emergent readers.
Dolores is so timid her owner, Kyle, keeps a light on all night so she won't be frightened. But when she smells smoke in their house, Dolores stays with Kyle to make sure he escapes from the burning building, risking her own life.
About the Author
Andrew Clements is the author of the enormously popular Frindle. More than 10 million copies of his books have been sold, and he has been nominated for a multitude of state awards, including two Christopher Awards and an Edgar Award. His popular works include About Average, Troublemaker, Extra Credit, Lost and Found, No Talking, Room One, Lunch Money, and more. He is also the author of the Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School series. He lives with his wife in Maine and has four grown children. Visit him at AndrewClements.com.
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