Michele is a 3rd grade teacher at Linville-Edom Elementary School. She is also co-president of the Shenandoah Valley Reading Council and a frequent presenter at the VSRA Conference.
After careful consideration, Benji gets a service dog, a large Newfoundland which is the incorrect dog. He is really the President’s dog who is quite trained and intelligent. “Elvis” challenges Benji to make friends and be a part of the school community despite his differences. Enjoy a hilarious story filled with much humor, love, friendship, and real life issues. It will make you laugh and cry as you see we all have life issues to deal with daily.
A quote found and loved….
Taisy told this to Benji….
“Breathe and believe. I know it sounds simple, but it works. You have to believe you can do anything and that everything will work out how it’s supposed to. Just believe. Breath and believe. Breathe and believe.” (291)