Vick the Good Dog

Vick the Good Dog

2nd Edition
by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Shaoling Zhao

Vick used to be a very famous military dog. One day, he did nothing wrong, but was heavily wounded by someone with a stick. This incident brought him serious psychological problems, and he could not be qualified as a military dog. Although our Drug-sniffing Dogs Training Center has accepted him, not all of us like him. Only I like Vick, and I believe in him! Vick also deserves it. He practices hard with me. We become the best friends, and Vick becomes the brilliant drug-sniffing dog. However, when I think of those difficulties that I’ve been through with Vick, and my feet bitten by Vick, laugh or cry, I cannot figure it out...


Peking University Press
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About the Series

Chinese Breeze is a well-crafted series of entertaining Chinese graded readers designed for college and high school students. The series offers language learners at all levels the opportunity to read for pleasure while simultaneously developing reading comprehension skills, building confidence, and increasing motivation. 

Each text is presented in simplified characters. Pinyin and English definitions of new vocabulary words are provided in the footnotes. Audio recordings of each text can be streamed by scanning the QR code on the back of each book.

About the Author(s)

Yuehua Liu was a distinguished scholar in Chinese linguistics and language pedagogy. She authored numerous articles and books, including the acclaimed Integrated Chinese series.

Chengzhi Chu is an Associate Professor of Chinese in the East Asian Languages and Culture department at University of California Davis. His primary research interests include Chinese linguistics, cognitive semantics, Chinese language pedagogy, and the application of computer technology in language instruction.