Title: The Great Gracie Chase, Stop that Dog!
Author: Cynthia Rylant
Illustrator: Mark Teague
Publisher: Scholastic
Publication Date: 2001
Genre: Picture Books, Animals
Audience: Gr. Pre-K-2

Overview: Gracie was a good quiet little dog, until the painters came. Suddenly, she was outside and it was noisy. Someone yelled “Where’s Gracie?” Where does Gracie go? You will have to read this charming story to see all of the mischief that happens in this frenzied chase. The illustrations taken from the eye level of Gracie add to the excitement and fun.

Activity: Sequencing Exercise. Have your group cut out pictures of all of the places that Gracie went on her outing. Then place the pictures in sequence.

Reviewer’s Name: Darby Hewes