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andlt;b andgt;People may drift apart, but love can hold them together. A touching tale of pets and family told in the and#8220;venerable spare and moving styleand#8221; of Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan, author of andlt;i andgt;Sarah, Plain and Tall andlt;/iandgt;(andlt;i andgt;Booklistandlt;/iandgt;).andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;When Williamand#8217;s father leaves, his mother promptly goes out and adds four dogs and a cat to their lives. Williamand#8217;s sure that nothing can fill the hole left by his father, but the new additions to the family are determined to help. With his sister, Elinor, and his mother, William will learn that and#8220;familyand#8221; can come in all shapes and sizes, because sometimes we find love through magic, and sometimes that magic is all around us.

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When William’s father leaves, his mother promptly goes out and adds four dogs and a cat to their lives. William’s sure that nothing can fill the hole left by his father, but the new additions to the family are determined to help, and with his sister, Elinor, and his mother, William will learn that “family” can come in all shapes and sizes.

About the Author

Patricia MacLachlanandlt;bandgt; andlt;/bandgt;is the author of many well-loved novels and picture books, including andlt;iandgt;Sarah, Plain and Tallandlt;/iandgt;, winner of the Newbery Medal; its sequels, andlt;iandgt;Skylarkandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Caleband#8217;s Storyandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;Edwardand#8217;s Eyesandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;The True Giftandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;Waiting for the Magicandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;White Fur Flyingandlt;/iandgt;; and andlt;iandgt;Fly Awayandlt;/iandgt;. She lives in western Massachusetts.Amy June Bates has illustrated many books for children, includingandlt;iandgt; Thatand#8217;s What Iand#8217;d Doandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Sweet Dreams andlt;/iandgt;by Jewel; andlt;iandgt;Waiting for the Magic andlt;/iandgt;by Patricia McLachlan; andlt;iandgt;Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flightandlt;/iandgt; by Kathleen Krull; andlt;iandgt;The Dog Who Belonged to No Oneandlt;/iandgt; by Amy Hest; and andlt;iandgt;You Can Do It!andlt;/iandgt; by Tony Dungy. She graduated from Brigham Young University and now lives with her husband and three children in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Visit her at AmyBates.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416927464
Author:
Maclachlan, Patricia
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Author:
MacLachlan, Patricia
Author:
Bates, Amy June
Subject:
Animals - Pets
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Pets
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Patricia mac Lachlan; patricia mclachlan; newbery; award-winner; adoption; dogs; family; helping family; family relationships; divorce; middle grade; reluctant reader; literary
Edition Description:
Reprint
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr (no spcl fx)+b-w (halftone) int
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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Product details 176 pages Atheneum Books for Young Readers - English 9781416927464 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , When William’s father leaves, his mother promptly goes out and adds four dogs and a cat to their lives. William’s sure that nothing can fill the hole left by his father, but the new additions to the family are determined to help, and with his sister, Elinor, and his mother, William will learn that “family” can come in all shapes and sizes.
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