Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari is the latest Chickadee nominee we are reading at South School. It introduces students to the concept of therapy dogs and encourages them to read aloud to their pets. "Therapy dogs can be used in classrooms and libraries to foster a love of reading. Therapy dogs provide a "pawsitive" association with reading, and especially with reading aloud, since child readers are neither judged on nor corrected for mispronunciation."
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