this is the story of laika the soviet space dog in the 1980s space race. told through poetry of laika's perspective, it is a haunting and beautiful look at the consequences of using animals in space testing. it's also about what it's probably like to be a dog. written by max robinson, illustrated by louis lorentz.106 pages and 15 illustrations.
please use caution when reading. there is non-graphic descriptions of animals in confusion and distress.