American Dog: Poppy
From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Max comes a heartwarming, middle grade story about a misunderstood rescue dog, Poppy, who finds kinship with an outcast girl on the coast of Northern California. Poppy is a dog with a problem. She has too much energy, and her elderly owner can keep her only if she can be trained. When twelve-year-old Hannah moves to the coast of Northern California, she thinks she can help turn this rambunctious puppy into the good dog she knows Poppy is. But Hannah realises Poppy's reputation as a pit bull means she has to work even harder to prove that Poppy and dogs like her deserve a second chance. Will Hannah train Poppy into the perfect dog before it's too late? AGES: 8 to 12 AUTHOR: Jennifer Li Shotz is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Max: Best Friend. Hero. Marine., about the coolest war dog ever. She is also the author of the Hero and Scout series. Among other things, Jen has written about sugar addiction, stinky shoes, and sports-related concussions. A Los Angeles native, she graduated from Vassar and has an MFA in nonfiction from Columbia. A senior editor for Scholastic Action Magazine, she lives with her family and Puerto Rican rescue dog, Vida, in Brooklyn.
- Paperback | 272 pages
- 140 x 210 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
- 01 Jun 2020
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
- Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
- Boston, United States
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"Themes of acceptance, understanding, and friendship, show how, despite their mistakes, Hannah and Poppy excel at helping people understand the misunderstood." --Booklist
About Jennifer Li Shotz
Jennifer Li Shotz is the author of Max: Best Friend. Hero. Marine and the Hero and Scout series, about brave dogs and their humans. Jen was a cat person until she and her family adopted a sweet, stubborn, adorable rescue pup, who occasionally lets Jen sit on the couch. Jen lives with her family in Brooklyn, loves chocolate chip cookies with very few chips, and still secretly loves cats. Please don't tell the dog. For the occasional tweet, follow her @jenshotz.