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Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Page count: 6


Byars, Betsy Duffey & Laurie Myers

Appeared in

My Dog, My Hero

Story Summary

Bear, A Newfoundland, and his young master live next door to a little fluffball named Snowball. When Snowball takes off over the partially frozen lake and ends up in the freezing water, Bear takes off, dives in next to Snowball and, using his paws to break the ice, acts like and icebreaker, creating a path of escape for Snowball.