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The green dog : a mostly true story

Author: Suzanne Fisher Staples
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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During the summer before fifth grade, Suzanne, a daydreaming loner who likes to fish and walk through the woods, acquires a canine companion. Based on the author's childhood in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Fiction
Juvenile works
Autobiographical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Fisher Staples
ISBN: 0374327793 9780374327798
OCLC Number: 50235030
Notes: "Frances Foster Books."
Description: 119 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Girl Needs Dog --
Dogless Days --
Dog in Danger --
A Small Miracle --
The First Sign of Trouble --
Best-Dressed Dog --
More Trouble --
Dog's Gone --
Dog Visits Farm --
Good Dog --
Falling Dog --
Back to School --
Tale's End.
Responsibility: Suzanne Fisher Staples.
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Now in paperback from the author of the Newbery Honor book "Shabanu: Daughterof the Wind"--the tale of a young girl who desperately wants a dog.  Read more...

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"[Staples'] writing is rich and descriptive...Suzanne and Jeff are sure to become favorites with readers of all ages." --Starred, "School Library Journal""Filled with rich, poetic vocabulary and Read more...

 
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