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Dog Sense

Collard, Sneed B. III

Published by Peachtree, 2005
ISBN 10: 156145351X / ISBN 13: 9781561453511
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Title: Dog Sense

Publisher: Peachtree

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page, inscribed to "A--" and dated 2007. 176pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Selling online since 1999. Quick shipping; Secure packing; Free tracking!. Bookseller Inventory # 048526

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Synopsis: A warm and funny coming-of-age novel featuring an adolescent boy who overcomes troubles at home and at school with the help of his beloved dog and a new friend.
Montana is a long way from California. Thirteen-year-old Guy is trying to make the best of a difficult situation. He and his mother have moved in with his grandfather after his father's "unannounced departure." Back home, Guy skateboarded, surfed, and played video games with his friends. Here the kids only seem to talk about cars, fishing, and hunting.
Life at Big Sky Middle School is also a disappointment. Guy is bored in math class and over his head in English. He quickly becomes a target for Brad Mullen, class bully. But at least Guy has his beloved Border collie, Streak, and eventually he makes a friend, classmate Luke Grant. Soon Guy and Luke hatch a plan to train Streak to compete against Brad Mullen and his dog at the town's Frisbee catching competition. But the rivalry between Guy and Brad escalates until an impulsive wager pits the boys head to head and places Streak in jeopardy.
Veteran author Sneed Collard offers young readers an affecting, realistic portrait of an adolescent boy who must learn to cope with conflicts and challenges in an unfamiliar environment and to accept changes in his life that are beyond his control.

About the Author: Sneed B. Collard III is a biologist, world traveler, speaker, and author of more than forty books for young people, including Flash Point, Dog Sense, and Double Eagle. Collard holds degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. He lives in Montana.

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