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How to steal a dog : a novel

O'Connor, Barbara.

New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.

170 p. ; 22 cm.

Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer.

Reading Level: 4.0

Available

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

0374334978

LC Call No:

PZ7.O217 How 2007

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 22

Author:

O'Connor, Barbara.

Title:

How to steal a dog : a novel / by Barbara O'Connor.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.

Physical:

170 p. ; 22 cm.

Notes:

"Frances Foster books."

Citation/Refs:

Wilson's Children, October 2007

Citation/Refs:

Wilson's Junior High School, August 2007

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, May 2007

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Starred, October 2007

Citation/Refs:

Book Links-starred, January 2008

Citation/Refs:

Publisher's Weekly, April 2007

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, March 2007

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin (Center for Children's books), June 2007

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Review, March 2007

Summary:

Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer.

Target Audience:

4.0

Target Audience:

3-6 Follett Library Resources

Subject:

Homeless persons--Fiction.

Subject:

Family--Fiction.

Subject:

Conduct of life--Fiction.

Subject:

Interpersonal relations--Fiction.

Subject:

Siblings--Fiction.

Subject:

Dogs--Fiction.

Link:

Contributor biographical information

Link:

Publisher description

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