I Am Jax, Protector of the Ranch

Spend a day in the life of a livestock guardian dog! Jax the Great Pyrenees has a big job. After the Texas sun goes down, it’s up to him and two other LGDs to protect their ranch from predators. But when the lead dog gets hurt, Jax and a young pup are the only ones left to protect the flock through the night. Told from the dog’s perspective, this story also includes back matter about the breed and role of the working dog.

  • 96 Pages
  • 5.5" x 8"
  • 9780807516638
  • April 2020

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  • 96 Pages
  • 5.25" x 7.625"
  • 9780807516713
  • September 2020

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  • 9780807516676
  • April 2020

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  • Packed with interesting information but also too engrossing to put down…A thrilling and very worthwhile choice for emergent readers.

    - Kirkus Reviews starred review

  • Canine lovers rejoice…Give to all animal-loving readers looking for an early chapter book series to get into.

    - School Library Journal