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Not My Dog

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Ellie Martin fiercely resists her new dog's charms

It isn't Ellie's fault, really. She's always wanted a puppy, and now that she's almost nine, finally old enough to get one, Preston is foisted on her. What's more, her parents say that this fully grown mutt that Great-aunt Margaret can no longer keep will have to do. They can't very well have a dog and a puppy. Although heartbroken and resentful, Ellie does see Preston's virtues. Still, she refuses to accept him as her dog. Then Ellie's resistance almost costs her Preston, and at last she embraces him. Colby Rodowsky's story about a child's change of heart has just enough tenderness — and just enough bite — to satisfy young dog lovers. Captivating drawings by Thomas F. Yezerski highlight the experience.

Synopsis:

Eight-year-old Ellie desperately wants a puppy, and she's not happy when her parents tell her they're adopting a full-grown dog named Preston who belonged to a distant relative. Gradually, Preston wins Ellie over with her loyalty and sense of fun. Illustrations.

About the Author

Colby Rodowsky's most recent books are The Turnabout Shop and Remembering Mog. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Thomas F. Yezerski is the creator of Together in Pinecone Patch. He lives in Rutherford, New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374455385
Author:
Yezerski, Thomas F.
Author:
Yezerski, Thomas F.
Author:
Rodowsky, Colby
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Animals - Pets
Subject:
Great-aunts
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Dogs
Subject:
Family/General (see also headings under Social Issues)
Edition Number:
Sunburst ed.
Edition Description:
Chapter Book
Series:
Sunburst Book
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations throughout
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
7.6 x 5.19 x 0.22 in
Age Level:
07-10

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"Synopsis" by , Eight-year-old Ellie desperately wants a puppy, and she's not happy when her parents tell her they're adopting a full-grown dog named Preston who belonged to a distant relative. Gradually, Preston wins Ellie over with her loyalty and sense of fun. Illustrations.
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