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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 96
Themes: Dogs, grandparents, friendships
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/01/2003
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Brady is a dreadful card player and he doesn't like dogs. His mother has moved him across the country to be near to his grandfather who insists on playing (and winning) endless games of Crazy Eights and whose ornery, ancient dog makes Brady's life miserable. Abra, next door, is nice to him, but she dresses like a witch and she's a girl. The only way that Brady can see to make real friends in his new home is to enter the upcoming dog show, but how is he going to do that without a dog?

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Hackmatack Children's Choice Award nominee  | 2005 | Short-listed

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