When Jake, a mischievous Great Dane, escapes from his yard, his owner asks for help from two kid detectives who follow clues until they catch up with Jake.
Written by Laura Appleton-Smith and Illustrated by Carol Vredenburgh
Target Letter-Sound Correspondence: Long /Ä/ spelled a_e
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Common Core State Standards Aligned as: Literature
Flyleaf Recommended Grade Level: 1-2**
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Percent Wholly Decodable: 78%
Percent High-Frequency Words: 19%
Percent Story Words: 3%
Number of words: 910
Guided Reading Measure: I: Grade 1
DRA Measure: 16: Grade 1-2
Lexile Measure: 760L: Grade 3**
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