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  • 06/2015
  • 9781514646830 1514646838
  • 136 pages
  • $$6.25 paperb / $2.99e
Rosco the Rascal Goes to Camp
Shana Gorian, author

Children/Young Adult; General Fiction (including literary and historical); (Market)

Rosco the Rascal, a spirited German shepherd, and his human pals, James and Mandy, are spending a week at summer camp. Although seven-year-old Mandy is excited, she’s worried she might become homesick. Her ten-year-old brother James has a prank-playing bunk mate who's causing trouble in his cabin this year. And when good-natured Rosco must spend a week alongside the grouchy resident dog at Camp Hickory Ridge, suddenly the week becomes much more complicated. Find out if Rosco and the kids can take a week filled with archery, swimming, and capture the flag, and turn things around to make lasting summer memories, in this third adventure with Rosco the Rascal. *136 pages *17 black and white illustrations throughout *Recommended for ages 8-10
Reviews
By Robin Lee TOP 500 REVIEWER, Amazon.com on February 18, 2016

Five Stars
Summertime Fun.....Learning To Make Friends and Overcoming Bullying.....Format: Kindle EditionThis is the third book in author, Shana Gorian's , "Rosco The Rascal" series........In this story your children will have fun reading and learning what it is like to go to sleep-away-camp......They will also learn about making friends, trust, and how to stop bullying.....The words are very easy to read.....There are black and white illustrations that go along with it....The illustrations well drawn and look nice on my KPW and my niece's Kindle HDX 7...This story takes place at Camp Hickory Ridge and it's summertime fun.....Join friends, James, Caleb and German Shepard Roscoe for their retun to camp.....This time James', 7 year old sister Mandy, is joining the camp for her first time ever...She is afraid to be away from home and that she will not make any friends here.....But, things will turn around for her when she joins in all the camp activities, such as, archery, canoeing, campfire tales with marshmallows, flag catching teams and so on......There is one big problem in the camp, an older boy Jeffery, who is kicking up trouble with everyone......Will Jeffrey learn his lesson before camp is over........Will Roscoe the dog come to the rescue.......So come read, join in your first sleep-away-camp and all of the gang together having fun.....After reading this story you will always look forward to the next book in the series.......For children ages 7-10 years old.....From kindle unlimited.....

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Five Stars
Rosco the Rascal Goes to Camp by Shana Gorian is a beautiful story of friendship which revolves around Rosco, a two-year-old German Shepherd who goes to a summer sleep-away-camp for the first time with James and his sister Mandy. The young campers have to adjust to the new surroundings and also have to overcome their fear as they are away from their comfort zone for the first time. At the camp, they meet different kinds of children and also go through many adventures which make the kids experience new things that remove their fears and also help them to overcome obstacles in their lives. It also shows the heroic behavior of Rosco who helps James and Mandy. It's a story of trust; it's a story of friendship, and children will be entertained till the very end.

The adventures the kids experience at the camp are tangible and relatable, making the story enjoyable. Its an excellent bedtime storybook that kids will enjoy listening to before going to bed. It can also be used for interactive sessions in classrooms and school libraries. Rosco is lovable and all kids will want to have a companion like Rosco by the time they finish reading this book. The book is also informative and children get to know what happens at a summer camp and the various activities that take place when they are at a camp. The book conveys good messages which makes it more appealing as the qualities of trust, loyalty, and friendship are highlighted as the story unfolds.

Formats
Paperback Book Details
  • 06/2015
  • 9781514646830 1514646838
  • 136 pages
  • $$6.25 paperb / $2.99e

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