Night of the Living Dogs
From the Series Chicagoland Detective Agency
Yes, Chicagoland is an odd place. But the word is out that Megan, Raf, and Raf’s talking dog Bradley are the team to go to when weirder things than usual start happening. Their Chicagoland Detective Agency takes danger in hand (and paw) to find a mysteriously missing puppy and an even more mysterious pack of dogs that only shows up once a month.
Bradley’s nose knows from the start that this is more than a simple case of stray pets . . . and a whole lot more than a stray case of full-moon transmogrification! Will high tech and haikus be enough to save them from the world’s worst case of doggy breath?
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Fiction, Graphic Novels|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Graphic Universe ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.5|
|Dimensions||5.75 x 8.5|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.0|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||149025|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Endnote, Original artwork, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
“It may not sound like a compliment, but the talking dog isn’t nearly the oddest thing in this gloriously odd mystery book.” —Kirkus Reviews
Author: Trina Robbins
Writer and feminist herstorian Trina Robbins has been writing books, comics, and graphic novels for over 30 years. Her most recent books are The Brinkley Girls (Fantagraphics) and Forbidden City: the Golden Age of Chinese Nightclubs (Hampton Press). Her newest graphic novel is the three-part YA series Chicagoland Detective Agency for Graphic Universe™.
Illustrator: Tyler Page
Tyler Page is an Eisner-nominated and Xeric Grant-winning artist and educator. He illustrated the Graphic Universe series The Chicagoland Detective Agency. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, author/illustrator Cori Doerrfeld, and their two children.
Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!
Chicagoland Detective Agency
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