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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 112
Themes: Fear, blindness, bonding
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2005
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Seeing-eye pup, Shakespeare, conquered many fears in Rescue Pup. Now he is back, about to be matched up with a blind boy, ready to begin his working life. Tim is enraged by his blindness and wants nothing to do with a guide dog. But he is no match for Shakespeare.

CM Materials - March 3, 2006
"***1/2 out of 4
"Tim's relationship with his guide dog and with his faily reveals the challenges young people such as Tim face in dealing with a disability."

Awards

CCBC Our Choice starred selection  | 2006 | Commended
Resource Links "The Year's Best"  | 2006 | Commended

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