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Author: Kathi Appelt; David Small
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An old hound that has been chained up at his hateful owner's run-down shack, and two kittens born underneath the house, endure separation, danger, and many other tribulations in their quest to be reunited and free.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathi Appelt; David Small
ISBN: 9781416950585 1416950583 9781416950592 1416950591
OCLC Number: 166386966
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2009.
Description: 313 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Kathi Appelt ; illustrated by David Small.
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Abandoned and about to have kittens, a calico cat is befriended by a hound dog who urges her to raise her kittens underneath the porch of his owner's house, where they will be safe--as long as they  Read more...

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"Kathi Appelt's novel, The Underneath, reads like a ballad sung." -- Ashley Bryan, Hans Christian Anderson Award Nominee and Three-Time Coretta Scott King Award Medalist

 
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Fascinating story

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-03-16) Very Good Permalink

This is a dark animal story, but very interesting.  Ranger, a hunting dog, is chained up outside his master's house deep in the bayou.  An unlikely visitor, a cat befriends Ranger, moves in under the house and has two kittens.  The story moves into the past and back to the present to...
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