Lions in the Barn

by Virginia Voight
Rated 4.8 out of 5

Page turner!

Rated 5 out of 5
July 6, 2021

What a great story for young readers! The perfect amount of adventure, curiosity, and suspense to keep you wanting more! We couldn’t put this down!

Andrea Krieger

Good Story!

Rated 4 out of 5
May 4, 2021

I read this out loud to my 2nd grader and preschooler. It was a good story, but they did lose interest a bit. It was still a good read and had some good lessons and messages.

Britney C

Engaging with good lessons

Rated 5 out of 5
April 30, 2021

This book really hooks animal lovers. It is exiting and easy to connect with. I love the values of respect, hard work, and honesty this book teaches.

Kimberley H.

Great book

Rated 5 out of 5
August 1, 2020

My third grader loved this book. It is very entertaining and encourages good character.


Dangerously Delightful Story

Rated 5 out of 5
May 26, 2020

As notorious as circus trainers generally are, I’m glad Joe Dobbin respected his wild cats and practiced humane methods of training them in this book. My third grader read this story independently and enjoyed it very much.

Ann M.
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Level 4

“Most Daring Animal Trainer in the World,” the sign reads, and Sr. Dobbinelli is in need of a good, stout winter barn for his circus animals. Clay and his family have just the barn in Connecticut, but do they have what it takes to care for lions and tigers?

In this delightful tale of adventure and family life on the farm, Clay is in for some lessons on responsibility and wild animal training.

63 pages

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