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- ISBN: 9781442434257 (electronic bk)
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A "wholly satisfying" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) novel in verse starring a boy, a lost dog, and a lonely old man, from Newbery Honoree Marion Dane BauerMark is a boy who needs a dog. But he can't get his mom on board with his plan.Buddy is a dog who needs a boy. Buddy has an owner already, but not one who understands what a dog really needs.Mr. LaRue is a neighbor who needs a community. He's alone all the time in his huge old house--and everyone needs more than that.Over the course of a summer thunderstorm and one chaotic town council meeting, these three characters cross paths and come together in a timeless tale ripe with emotions. They'll realize they all need the same things: love, understanding, and a sense of belonging--plus a place to play a game of fetch!
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MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
4.4 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 13540 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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