January 17, 2017

Zuma’s Paw Prints

zuma_adultZuma and the K9 Journalists

Zuma writes for all audiences. 

Gypsy writes for upper elementary and secondary readers.

Sanka writes for the higher level readers. 

Libby writes for the youngest readers. 

      Sled Dog Ed writes for educators.

 

 

 

ZUMA 

Read Zuma's articles.

 

 

gypsysanka1   Sled Dog Ed

Gypsum  AKA:  Gyspy

  Read Gypsy's  Articles     

  Sanka Wusha Dog

Read Sanka W. Dog's Articles 

                Libby Littles

Read Libby's Articles

Ed U. Cation

Read Sled Dog Ed's Articles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

You can read articles by your favorite K9 Journalist by clicking the above link or you can scroll through the articles below and read articles from the K9 Journalist Team.  Learn about the journalists at this link.

 

 Teachers, follow this link to learn more about how you can use Zuma's Paw Prints with your students!

 

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