Lonely D.J. Dillon wants a collie as a companion when an outlaw bear attacks the family ranch. DJ unwillingly receives a little mutt that’s supposed to hunt bears, but is afraid of them. Then the bear threatens DJ’s life.
Adventure, mystery and excitement repeatedly thrust 13-year-old D.J. Dillon into the kinds of trouble that young readers love. This popular series of 10 novels continues to be favorites of beginning readers, families and teachers who follow the boy’s experiences with bears and other animals in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. These stories with an evangelistic tone are fun to read while subtly reinforcing traditional family values.
Lee Roddy, a best-selling author and award-winning novelist, has written more than sixty books including this popular series for young readers. The adventure-packed books follow the Ladd family around the world. These Christian -based novels are ideal for young boys, ages 8 to 12 and reluctant readers.
THE HAIR-PULLING BEAR DOG - BOOK 1 - D.J. Dillon Adventures
Page Count: 127
Author: Lee Roddy
Age: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Grade: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Topic: Reading, Chapter Books, Fiction