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Yorkshire Terrier

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Though known for their peanut size, Yorkies are in fact little powerhouses. In World War II, a dog named Smokey became one of the most famous Yorkshire Terriers of all time. Adopted by U.S. troops, this tough little dog helped soldiers lay communication lines in the war-torn Philippines. His petite size allowed him to thread the lines through narrow underground passages. After the war, Smokey became a celebrity—appearing on television 42 times. Today, Yorkies are common pets that consistently make the American Kennel Club’s “Top 10” list of U.S. dogs.

Yorkshire Terrier: Tiny but Tough is a narrative treat for dog lovers that includes amazing, real-life stories about these little pups while also recounting the breed’s history and its relationship to the animal’s physical characteristics, personality, and suitability as a pet.

 
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF003060
Genre Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Copyright 2009
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series Little Dogs Rock!
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8 x 10
ISBN 9781597167482, 9781597169066, 9781936090914
Title Format Reinforced book, Hosted eBook, Savings Bundle
Dewey 636.76
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
Guided Reading Level L
Lexile Reading Level 860
Scholastic Reading Counts Level 4.6
AR Quiz Number 128468
Author Margaret Fetty
 
Author/Illustrator biography
Detailed maps
Glossary of key words
Index
Table of contents
Full-color photographs