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Sea Dog
By author: Dayle Campbell Gaetz   Illustrated by: Amy Meissner
Selling Points: "Dogs, sailing, loyalty"
ISBN: 9781551434063
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: Mar/01/2006
Pages: 64
Fiction Ages 7-9
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $6.95
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"Don't touch," Mom said. "I think it's a dead seal."
But Kyle lifted one more handful of seaweed. "It has an ear," he said. "It looks like a dog."
"Poor dog," Mom said. "It must have drowned in the storm last night."
Kyle pulled away more seaweed. He uncovered the dog's face. "Its eyelid moved! It's alive!"

When Kyle finds a young dog almost drowned in a heap of seaweed on the beach, he claims the dog as his own and is happy for the first time in a while. He knows that his dog loves him, but whenever they walk on the beach, the dog swims out to sea and doesn't come back until Kyle calls and calls. Then one day, they run into an old man and it turns out that the dog may not belong to Kyle alone.

Times Colonist - July 23, 2006
"The Vancouver Island coast provides a picturesque setting...made doubly appealing by Amy Meissner's beautiful drawings."


CCBC Our Choice, commended  CA  2007


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