Starfish's Story (The Dodo) (Paperback)

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The true story of how one little puppy learned to walk -- as seen on The Dodo!

When Starfish was rescued from a California beach, this Belgian Malinois puppy couldn’t stand. That’s because Starfish had swimmer puppy syndrome, which meant her leg muscles hadn’t developed properly. If Starfish was going to walk, she would need help from a lot of new friends.

Luckily, a team of doctors, therapists, and Starfish’s family all worked together to encourage and support her. This true story teaches us what it means to never give up hope. With some love, hard work, and a "can-do" attitude, Starfish reached her goals and inspired everyone around her.

This story is perfect for middle-grade readers and comes with an eight-page full-color photo insert!

About the Author

Bonnie Bader has written several biographies and nonfiction books for young readers. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her family.

Praise For…

Praise for The Dodo’s Little But Fierce:

“A warm and fuzzy look at animals living with disabilities.” -- Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9781339012414
ISBN-10: 1339012413
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: September 5th, 2023
Pages: 208
Language: English