This book is about a rescued Calico kitten abandoned and left to her own instinct to survive. Fortunately for her, Callie ended up near a veterinary clinic where she is found by one of the veterinary technicians. Callie is afraid and lost, wondering what will happen to her. The veterinary technician gives her food and water, but she is not sure if she can trust him or not. Before she realizes it, he scoops her up and takes her home to meet his family.
Callie meets the young man’s mother and little brother and Mitzi, the family’s dog. She is afraid of Mitzi but feels welcome when Mitzi licks her in a welcoming way. Callie explores her new surroundings. Even though she misses her own family, she feels safe and cared for. Her new life full of adventures now begins with her new family.
|Action and Adventure, Children's Book / Picture Book
|8.500" x 8.500" (216mm x 216mm)
Dr. Ida Acuña-Garza recently retired as chief executive officer for the South Texas Coalition. She is the owner of Successful Lifestyles, LLC, an educational consulting firm. She has engaged in community outreach for over forty years—as county extension agent for Family and Consumer Sciences and as director of research for a parent outreach program. She received doctor’s degree in adult education at Texas A&M University in College Station in 1990; master’s degree in counseling and guidance from the University of Texas-Pan American in 1978; and bachelor’s degree in home economics, specializing in food and nutrition from Texas A&M University in Kingsville in 1970. She has also authored a number of children’s books—The Adventures of Callie: Callie Finds a Home, The Adventures of Callie: Callie’s New Friends, The Cat Who Ate Spinach, Super Copper: Yoga Cat, From the Windowpane: A Book About the Pandemic, and The Birthday Party. To her, writing children’s books is a means to help parents teach life skills to children, promote reading, comprehension, and life-long learning.
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