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The Canine Connection

The Canine Connection

Stories about Dogs and People

For Ages: 10 - 14
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Meet Willa, a rebellious teenager who cannot resist adopting canine misfits, and Sam, who follows a dog and finds a girlfriend. Fiona's Border collie knows the secret her family has never guessed. Sly hopes his fierce Mutt will keep at bay the terrors of a dark city street.

Betsy Hearne has skillfully crafted twelve short stories highlighting the special relationships that humans and dogs can share. Varied in tone and setting, her collection will make readers smile, cry, and keep turning the pages to see what happens in each new miniworld of real and imagined encounters.
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  • Simon Pulse | 
  • 128 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416968177 | 
  • November 2007 | 
  • Grades 5 - 9
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