The Caramel Tree Readers Level 4 is a delicious series of leveled readers for children ages 7 to 9. Students expand to diverse original stories with a word count of approximately 2,000 words. The stories in this series vary with narrative in first person or third person, and they have increased character dialogue, which allows students to develop character studies. They focus on realistic fiction and have settings that students can relate to, but each story has a unique twist that will keep students thinking. Camila always wished she could talk to her dog but when a friendly neighbor makes this possible, she is not sure whether a talking dog is such a good idea anymore. Camila and her dog, Homer, must make a big decision that will test their friendship and loyalty.