Champ's Story: Dogs Get Cancer Too!
By Sherry North / Illustrated By Kathleen Reitz
Sylvan Dell, 2010
*2011 Teachers' Choice Award*
Champ's Story is an empowering tale for any child whose life has been touched by cancer. While training for an agility race, Cody learns his dog, Champ, has cancer. The friendship between the two grows stronger as they face this hurdle together. Champ's Story validates the intense emotions that often accompany a serious illness. The book is ultimately uplifting as Cody and Champ discover they can still enjoy life in the face of cancer.
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