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The old dog

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Once there was a dog who loved to run and jump and play. She was the best friend Ben -- or any little boy -- could have. But as Ben got older, so did his dog. One morning, Ben's old dog didn't open her eyes or wag her tail. She didn't even move.Charlotte Zolotow's remarkable insight into a universal experience -- the hurt and confusion a child feels after his first encounter with death -- is poignantly echoed by James Ransome's striking oil paintings.
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Grouped Work ID bfa24b07-f9b9-7f70-7a00-312b12dee00f
Grouping Title old dog
Grouping Author zolotow charlotte
Grouping Category book
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Last Indexed 2019-08-20 10:53:25AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level LG
accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 1.8
auth_author2 Ransome, James
author Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013
author2-role Ransome, Jamesill.
author_display Zolotow, Charlotte
display_description When a young boy finds his old dog dead one morning, he spends the rest of the day thinking about all the good times they had together.
id bfa24b07-f9b9-7f70-7a00-312b12dee00f
isbn 9780060244095
last_indexed 2019-08-20T14:53:25.351Z
lexile_score 530
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
primary_isbn 9780060244095
publishDate 1995
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:a119387 Book Books Rev. and newly illustrated ed. English HarperCollins, c1995. 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 x 27 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction
Death -- Juvenile fiction
Dogs -- Fiction
Grief -- Juvenile fiction
Pets -- Fiction
title_display The old dog
title_full The old dog / by Charlotte Zolotow ; paintings by James Ransome
title_short The old dog
topic_facet African Americans