Strays like us

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Scholastic Press,
Pub. Date:
First edition.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 4 - AR Pts: 9
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From the moment Fred (never Winifred!) spots a scruffy little mutt with sad eyes, she knows she's in big trouble. Toby's in bad shape, and Fred longs to rescue him from the old man with the mile-long mean streak who lives next door. But Margery -- the straight-talking woman who is fostering Fred -- says going over to their house is against the rules. And since Fred will only be around until her mother comes to grips with her dependence, Fred can't let herself care too deeply. Not about Toby or Margery or Delia, a new classmate whose insistent friendship surprises Fred at every turn. Because the more Fred lets this lovable band of misfits into her heart, the harder it'll be to leave them all behind. In this story of loss and love, acclaimed author Cecilia Galante examines life's difficult choices and how a girl plus the dog she loves can add up to finding family in the most unlikely places.
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Grouping Title strays like us
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Last Grouping Update 2019-01-15 04:47:03AM
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subject_facet Animal welfare -- Juvenile fiction, Animals -- Treatment -- Fiction, Dogs -- Fiction, Dogs -- Juvenile fiction, Foster children -- Fiction, Foster children -- Juvenile fiction, Foster parents -- Juvenile fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Strays like us
title_full Strays like us / Cecilia Galante
title_short Strays like us
topic_facet Animal welfare, Animals, Dogs, Foster children, Foster parents, Friendship, Mothers and daughters, Treatment