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Fiction Ages 6-8
Pages: 64
Themes: The leopard frog, endangered animals
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/03/2007
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Cheetah is the small spotted frog Amelia brings home in a macaroni container. Amelia longs to keep Cheetah forever, but over the course of a week, she comes to understand that his place is back in the wild. Cheetah is based on a true story, and all the characters are real.

Resource Links - June 1, 2007
"A quirky and entertaining choice for children with an interest in animals, and excellent for all collections."
CM Magazine - June 1, 2007
"Introduces children to the familiar moral dilemma of taking a wild animal out of nature to keep it as a pet. Recommended."

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Resource Links "The Year's Best"  | 2007 | Commended
CCBC Best Books starred selection  | 2008 | Commended

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