A Dog Like Daisy

A Dog Like Daisy

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Max meets A Dog Called Homeless in this sweet and poignant middle grade novel told from the humorous, thoughtful perspective of a rescued pit bull as she trains to be a service dog for an injured veteran and his family.

Daisy has only ten weeks to prove her usefulness or else be sent back to the pound. Yet if she goes back, who will protect Colonel Victor from his PTSD attacks? Or save the littler human, Micah, from those infernal ear muzzles he calls earphones? What if no one ever adopts her again?

Determined to become the elite protector the colonel needs, Daisy vows to ace the service dog test. She'll accept the ridiculous leash and learn to sit, heel, shake, even do your business, Daisy when told to.

But Daisy must first learn how to face her own fears from the past or risk losing the family she's so desperate to guard--again.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 177 pages
  • 145 x 211 x 20mm | 227g
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0062463241
  • 9780062463241
  • 1,721,938

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Praise for Selling Hope: -Tubb deftly ingrains a thoughtful ethical question into the story...but never overdoes it in this bouncy tale populated by a terrific cast of characters. The well-synthesized period flavor extends right down to the one-liners that punctuate Hope's earnest, easygoing, and perfectly pitched narration.---Booklist (starred review)
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102 ratings
4.22 out of 5 stars
5 43% (44)
4 41% (42)
3 13% (13)
2 1% (1)
1 2% (2)
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