Lassie Come-Home
Lassie Come-Home
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Lassie Come-Home

Written by Eric Knight & illustrated by Marguerite Kirmse
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8 - 12
Reading age
256
Page count
~841L
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Jan 28, 2020
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For more than eighty years, Lassie Come-Home has been the quintessential friendship story between a boy and his dog. From books to television to the silver screen, Lassie remains one of the most adventurous, courageous and loyal friends in the history of popular culture. Twelve-year-old Joe Carraclough can’t imagine life without his family’s dog and beloved friend, Lassie. The pair are inseparable, from walks home from school together every afternoon to epic explorations of the Yorkshire countryside. Then Joe’s family falls on hard times, and his father is forced to sell their prized collie to the Duke of Rudling. Joe thinks there’s no chance he will ever see his best friend again. But, Lassie has other plans. Driven by natural instinct and an extraordinary love, Lassie escapes from her new owners and makes a perilous journey back to Greenall Bridge to reunite with Joe. Across hundreds of miles and against staggering odds, Lassie rises to every occasion as she races back to her home…and her family. This special collector’s edition celebrates the enduring origin story of our favorite collie, with an introduction by New York Times-bestselling author Ann M. Martin, pen-and-ink illustrations by Marguerite Kirmse, and a stunning new package.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781250262875
    Publication Date
    January 28, 2020
    Publisher
    Square Fish
    Page Count
    256
    Audience
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~841L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~T
    ATOS® Book Level
    5.4
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    9
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    121
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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