Manchester Reads Story Time and Therapy Dog

Kids will learn about Gus, a certified reading therapy dog, at the Manchester Public Library

Come to the Children's Room for a reading of Rescue & Jessica: a Life-Changing Friendship by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes.  We will meet Gus, a Certified Reading Partner and Therapy Dog, and learn about his special training and abilities.

Rescue thought he’d grow up to be a Seeing Eye dog — it’s the family business, after all. When he gets the news that he’s better suited to being a service dog, he’s worried that he’s not up to the task. Then he meets Jessica, a girl whose life is turning out differently than the way she'd imagined it, too. Now Jessica needs Rescue by her side to help her accomplish everyday tasks. And it turns out that Rescue can help Jessica see after all: a way forward, together, one step at a time. An endnote from the authors tells more about the training and extraordinary abilities of service dogs, particularly their real-life best friend and black lab, Rescue.

 

When: 
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:30pm
Prices: 
Free
Phone: 
978.526.7711
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