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Can I Have a Pet?

By Gwendolyn Hudson Hooks
Illustrated by Lisa Cinelli

Paperback: $5.50

Six Pack: $27.50

During a trip to the zoo, an African American girl tries to convince her mother to get her an exotic pet.

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About the Creators

Thumb_gwendolyn_hooks_photo_small Gwendolyn Hudson Hooks - Author

was born in Savannah, Georgia. Her father was in the Air Force, so Gwen and her family moved a lot when she was a child. Her first stop in every new city was the local library where she got her new library card. Gwendolyn is the author of many books, including Bebop Books’ Can I Have a Pet? and Lee & Low's Tiny Stitches. Gwen now lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with her husband and their three children. Visit her online at gwendolynhooks.com.

Thumb_thumb Lisa Cinelli

was born in Freeport, Illinois, and she earned her BFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Lisa is now a full-time illustrator. In her research for this book, she took a trip to the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, where she photographed people and animals. Lisa and her two children live in Highland Park, Illinois, with their "crazy" cocker spaniel named Alice. Visit her online at lisacinelli.com.

About This Title

ISBN

Paperback: 9781584308492

Six Pack: 9781584308485

Guided Reading:

A

Interest Level:

Grades K - K

Reading Level:

Grades K - K

Themes

Comparing/Classifying/Measuring, Animal/Biodiversity/Plant Adaptations, Nature/Science, Similarities and Differences, Mothers, Families, Dreams & Aspirations, Childhood Experiences and Memories, African/African American Interest, Animals, Realistic Fiction, Responsibility

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