Spring 2021

King Tut Helps Ming Stay Weird

From the Series Helper Hounds

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Ming often gets teased for being “weird.” His curious mind and wild imagination make him extra nervous for his school’s upcoming lockdown drill after a deadly dance hall shooting. His teacher calls the Helper Hounds to help calm his nerves and King Tut comes to the rescue! King Tut knows all about being weird—she’s been in some scary situations herself after being abandoned under a bridge as a puppy. King Tut helps Ming and his classmates through the lockdown drill. Discover how King Tut helps Ming and his friends see the beauty in being “weird.”

Format Your Price
978-1-63440-916-2
$9.74
978-1-63440-919-3
$6.99
978-1-63440-922-3
$16.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction
Category SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2021
Publisher Red Chair Press
Imprint Red Chair Press
Language English
Number of Pages 72
Publication Date 2021-01-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV039240, JUV039180, JUV002070
Dewey [E]
Dimensions 5.5 x 7.5
Lexile 590
Guided Reading Level S
Features Endnote, Original artwork, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Caryn Rivadeneira

Caryn Rivadeneira dreamed of two things as a kid: being a writer and having lots of dogs. Both came true. Caryn and her rescued pit bull live in the Chicago suburbs.

Illustrator: Priscilla Alpaugh

Priscilla Alpaugh holds a BFA in painting and illustration, as well as an MFA in illustration. She has painted murals, mailboxes, and traffic light boxes. Now Priscilla works creating beautiful images for children's books.

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!

Helper Hounds

An early chapter book series about specially trained emotional support dogs who help the kids who need them most. Meet these uncommon heroes with wet noses and big hearts. These stories are told from the point-of-view of the helper hound so that young readers can easily relate to the… View available downloads →