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About The Book
Jenn’s beloved dog was lost sometime ago. Long enough that she has given up the search. But she still misses her friend. One day she finds a lost dog. She takes him in and despite a rocky start, she grows to love him. Until she spots his picture on a missing poster. His name is Roscoe, and he’s someone else’s best friend. Jenn knows she should return Roscoe, but she really doesn’t want to. Will Jenn do the right thing? Or will she keep this new dog she’s grown to love so much?
About The Illustrator
Larry Day is the award-winning illustrator of over twenty-five picture books, both fiction and nonfiction. He was born and raised in Gibson City, Illinois, where he flunked high school art before becoming a storyboard artist and picture book illustrator. Day currently lives in Illinois with his wife, author Miriam Busch.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (November 20, 2018)
- Length: 48 pages
- ISBN13: 9781534410077
- Grades: P - 3
- Ages: 4 - 8
- Lexile ® NP The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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Raves and Reviews
*** "A story that will break hearts so it can put them back together." - Kirkus, starred review
*** "Gently and memorably drawn." - Publishers Weekly, starred review
*** "This is a beautiful wordless book about love in all its messiness and what it means to open your heart, experience loss, and then open it again." - School Library Journal, starred review
"Isn't that one of the best things dogs can give kids, a sense of their own power?" - The New York Times Book Review
Awards and Honors
- Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year Selection Title
- Picture This Recommendation List
Resources and Downloads
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