One in a Million

One in a Million One minute stray pup Joey is playing happily with his brothers and sisters and snuggling close to their mother the next he finds himself in a cardboard box at the animal shelter It s scary enough wit

  • Title: One in a Million
  • Author: Nicholas Read
  • ISBN: 9781896095226
  • Page: 470
  • Format: Paperback
  • One minute stray pup Joey is playing happily with his brothers and sisters and snuggling close to their mother, the next he finds himself in a cardboard box at the animal shelter It s scary enough without the stories he hears about mysterious disappearances of other dogs who have shared his situation But Joey s no quitter, and he s about to embark on the first adventureOne minute stray pup Joey is playing happily with his brothers and sisters and snuggling close to their mother, the next he finds himself in a cardboard box at the animal shelter It s scary enough without the stories he hears about mysterious disappearances of other dogs who have shared his situation But Joey s no quitter, and he s about to embark on the first adventure of his young life With a little help from his friends Mick, his cagemate at the shelter Dumpster, the street dog who teaches him about survival and Marjorie, the shelter volunteer determined to help him Joey learns the most important things for a dog are a home and people to love But how can a big, black, untrained dog find a home Nicholas Read s sensitive portrayal of Joey s dilemma, and blossoming strength, make him an endearing hero and a lesson for young readers in how to care for a dog.

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    1. I purchased this Juv Fiction book for my library because I had heard such good things about it, and I was not in the least disappointed. This is the intelligent story about what can go wrong and right in a dog’s life—and the ways in which human beings can ensure their comfort and happiness. Told from the perspective of Joey the shepherd mix, the book gives readers a dog’s eye view of the world. Gentle lessons about pet care are woven in without distracting from the storyline. All around a [...]

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