HALF and HALF books (1/2 Fiction-1/2 Non-Fiction) present a great fiction story, followed by n-fiction content that relates to the story. A perfect bridge for readers to cross from story to facts! STORY: Julie's New Pet - A young girl who loves animals discovers a hurt bird. She is amazed to discover that it can speak and imitate what she says. With the help of her dad, she takes the bird to the vet and, eventually, the bird becomes her pet and new friend. FACTS: Being a Doctor for the Animals - The n-fiction section of this title is filled with information on how veterinarians help take care of animals. Different types of vets are covered, including city vets, country vets and even vets that rescue wild animals!