The Junkyard Dog

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By Erika Tamar
Publisher Knopf Books for Young Readers
The Junkyard Dog
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When Katie sees the shivering, emaciated dog locked in the junkyard, she know she has to save him. But dogs arent allowed in her housing project, and money is scarce at home. Then brutally cold weather hits, and Katie knows that the dog will die without shelterunless she can figure out how to help him. Written in spare prose, heres an inspiring story of responsibility and commitment for young feminists and animal lovers alike.

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30597 words30,597 words
185 pages185 pages
Lexile 480LLexile 480L
Grade 4 to 7Grade 4 to 7
Age 9-12Age 9-12
Published 1995Published 1995

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