Steve and the Guide Dogs Author:Alberta Armer Steve's spirits soared when the Guide Dog School promised him he coould raise a puppy. Now that his favorite uncle, Jason, had left home, he felt lonely--and besides, all the pets on the family's dairy farm belonged to Grandma Morley. — At last Mr. Dempster, the 4-H leader brought him a beautiful German shepherd puppy especially bred to be a "se... more »eing eye" someday for a blind person. Steve loved teaching this improtant job to his puppy. And he didn't mind at all doing extra farm chores or delivering eggs to pay for the dog's expenses, for he longed to have the pride o finally graduating a full-fledged guide dog. But all did not go smoothly, and Steve had to learn some bitter lessons in heartbreak and in perseverance before he was able to face his failure and find the courage to begin again.
Every page of this heartwarming story is illuminated by the author's deep insight into the world of a young boy, as well as by her knowledge of guide-dog training and her love of the majestic redwood country she knows so well. J. C. Kocsis has illustrated this inspiring, moving book with handsome line drawings.« less