How to Steal a Dog Barbara O'Connor

How to Steal a Dog

Author: Barbara O'Connor
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Book Title
How to Steal a Dog
Author
Barbara O'Connor
ISBN
9780312561123
Half of me was thinking, Georgina, don't do this. Stealing a dog is just plain wrong. The other half of me was thinking, Georgina, you're in a bad fix and you got to do whatever it takes to get yourself out of it.Georgina Hayes is desperate. Ever since her father left and they were evicted from their apartment, her family has been living in their car. With her mama juggling two jobs and trying to make enough money to find a place to live, Georgina is stuck looking after her younger brother, Toby. And she has her heart set on improving their situation. When Georgina spots a missing-dog poster with a reward of five hundred dollars, the solution to all her problems suddenly seems within reach. All she has to do is "borrow" the right dog and its owners are sure to offer a reward. What happens next is the last thing she expected.How to Steal a Dog is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. This title has Common Core connections.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Barbara O'ConnorPublisher: Square FishPublished: 04/27/2009ISBN: 9780312561123Pages: 170Weight: 0.35lbsSize: 7.50h x 5.00w x 0.70dAward: Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award - NomineeAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 115455 / How to Steal a DogReading Level: 4 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 5

Half of me was thinking, Georgina, don't do this. Stealing a dog is just plain wrong. The other half of me was thinking, Georgina, you're in a bad fix and you got to do whatever it takes to get yourself out of it.

Georgina Hayes is desperate. Ever since her father left and they were evicted from their apartment, her family has been living in their car. With her mama juggling two jobs and trying to make enough money to find a place to live, Georgina is stuck looking after her younger brother, Toby. And she has her heart set on improving their situation. When Georgina spots a missing-dog poster with a reward of five hundred dollars, the solution to all her problems suddenly seems within reach. All she has to do is "borrow" the right dog and its owners are sure to offer a reward. What happens next is the last thing she expected.

How to Steal a Dog is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. This title has Common Core connections.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Barbara O'Connor
Publisher: Square Fish
Published: 04/27/2009
ISBN: 9780312561123
Pages: 170
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 7.50h x 5.00w x 0.70d
Award: Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award - Nominee
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 115455 / How to Steal a Dog
Reading Level: 4 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 5

Half of me was thinking, Georgina, don't do this. Stealing a dog is just plain wrong. The other half of me was thinking, Georgina, you're in a bad fix and you got to do whatever it takes to get yourself out of it.

Georgina Hayes is desperate. Ever since her father left and they were evicted from their apartment, her family has been living in their car. With her mama juggling two jobs and trying to make enough money to find a place to live, Georgina is stuck looking after her younger brother, Toby. And she has her heart set on improving their situation. When Georgina spots a missing-dog poster with a reward of five hundred dollars, the solution to all her problems suddenly seems within reach. All she has to do is "borrow" the right dog and its owners are sure to offer a reward. What happens next is the last thing she expected.

How to Steal a Dog is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. This title has Common Core connections.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Barbara O'Connor
Publisher: Square Fish
Published: 04/27/2009
ISBN: 9780312561123
Pages: 170
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 7.50h x 5.00w x 0.70d
Award: Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award - Nominee
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 115455 / How to Steal a Dog
Reading Level: 4 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 5