ELVIS AND THE UNDERDOGS
New York : Balzer + Bray, 2013
IL 3-6, RL 4.7
an added bonus for sickly ten-year-old Benji that his new
service dog Elvis can talk, and Elvis is certainly better
than the other option the doctors suggested to keep him
safe: a special helmet to be worn at all times. Elvis’
big, direct personality helps Benji learn to overlook his
physical circumstances, overcome bullying, and make new
friends. The sequel is Elvis and the Underdogs: Secrets,
Secret Service, and Room Service. (Booktalk by
Young Readers' Choice Committee, 2016)
|SUBJECTS: Bullies -- Fiction.
Dogs -- Fiction.
Family life -- Fiction.
Human-animal communication -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Service dogs -- Fiction.
Sick -- Fiction.