Read about Emma and Piper, her big, white, fluffy dog. Emma falls down, but trustworthy Piper runs fast to get help. This story uses an engaging text to encourage confidence in early readers. The book uses a combination of sight words and short-vowel words in repetition to build recognition. Original illustrations help guide readers through the text. Author Cecilia Minden, PhD, a literacy consultant and former director of the Language and Literacy program at Harvard Graduate School of Education developed a specific format for this series. Books in this series include author biography, phonetics, and teaching guides.