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Laika the space dog : first hero in outer space / by Jeni Wittrock ; illustrated by Shannon Toth ; content consultant: Dr. Dave Williams, planetary scientist, National Space Science Data Center, NASA.

Wittrock, Jeni, author. (Author). Toth, Shannon, illustrator. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main JUV 629.43 WIT (Text) 36803000946579 NONFIC-J Available -
Kendallville PL - Limberlost Branch J929.43 W83 (Text) 37516002011320 Kid Non-Fiction-LB Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello J 929.43 WIT (Text) 37743002195719 Children New Book Shelf Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library J 929.4 WIT (Text) 70621000431482 Juvenile - Non-Fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library J 929.43 Wit (Text) 78731000489398 Youth Main In transit -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse J ANI ORANGE DOT (Text) 50577010976294 Picture Books Available -
Warren PL - Warren E 929.4 WIT (Text) 33450000551299 Easy Non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781479554676 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1479554677 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781479557615
  • ISBN: 1479557617
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint, [2015?]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 30) and index.
Summary, etc.: "Simple text and full-color illustrations describe the true story of Laika, the first dog in outer space"--Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note: Ages 5-7.
Grades K to grade 3.
NC 720 Lexile.
Subject: Animal space flight > Juvenile literature.
Laika (Dog) > Juvenile literature.
Dogs as laboratory animals > Juvenile literature.
Astronautics > Soviet Union > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Famous animals > Soviet Union > Juvenile literature.

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