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Strider

Author: Beverly Cleary; Paul O Zelinsky
Publisher: New York : Morrow Junior Books, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a series of diary entries, Leigh tells how he comes to terms with his parents' divorce, acquires joint custody of an abandoned dog, and joins the track team at school. Strider has a new habit. Whenever we stop, he places his paw on my foot. It isn't an accident because he always does it. I like to think he doesn't want to leave me. Can a stray dog change the life of a teenage boy? It looks as if Strider can. He's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly Cleary; Paul O Zelinsky
ISBN: 0688099009 9780688099008 0688099017 9780688099015 9780380712366 0380712369
OCLC Number: 22110960
Target Audience: 840
Description: 179 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Beverly Cleary ; illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky.
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In a series of diary entries, Leigh tells how he comes to terms with his parents' divorce, acquires joint custody of an abandoned dog, and joins the track team at school. Strider has a new habit. Whenever we stop, he places his paw on my foot. It isn't an accident because he always does it. I like to think he doesn't want to leave me. Can a stray dog change the life of a teenage boy? It looks as if Strider can. He's a dog that loves to run because of Strider, Leigh Botts finds himself running--well enough to join the school track team. Strider changes Leigh on the inside, too, as he finally begins to accept his parents' divorce and gets to know a redheaded girl he's been admiring. With Strider's help, Leigh finds that the future he once hated to be asked about now holds something he never expected: hope.

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