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Laika

Author: Nick Abadzis; Hilary Sycamore
Publisher: New York : First Second, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is the journey of Laika, the abandoned puppy destined to become Earth's first space traveler. With the blending of fact and fiction, this story intertwines three compelling lives. Along with Laika, there is Korolev, a driven engineer at the top of the Soviet space program and Yelena, the lab technician responsible for Laika's health and life.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Children's stories
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Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Abadzis; Hilary Sycamore
ISBN: 1596431016 9781596431010 1596433027 9781596433021 9781596437029 1596437022
OCLC Number: 84900438
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 205 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Nick Abadzis ; color by Hilary Sycamore.
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Laika was the abandoned puppy destined to become Earths first space traveler in the Soviets Sputnik program. Abadzis masterfully blends fiction and fact in the intertwined stories of three compelling  Read more...

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Starred review in August 1st 2007 issue of KirkusFollowing the story of plucky Laika -- the first dog in space -- the reader experiences her entire life from a mongrel living in the streets to the Read more...

 
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