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The Boy Who Cried Dog

Author : Aunt Liddy
ISBN : 0985454504
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"The Boy Who Cried Dog" is a re-telling of the classic fable "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" that is much more positive and way less terrifying than the original. The first in a series of six re-tellings from Aunt Liddy's Books.

The Kitten Who Cried Dog

Author : Charlotte Guillain
ISBN : 9781406262513
Genre : Aesop's fables
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A simplified version of the familiar fable The Boy Who Cried Wolf featuring a kitten who becomes bored with guarding a stack of toys and decides to cry "dog" and watch the villagers come running, until the day a dog is really there and no one answers his call.
Category: Aesop's fables

Blair S Nightmare

Author : Zilpha Keatley Snyder
ISBN : 9781481403221
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A giant Irish wolfhound might be the dog of David’s dreams in the third book in the Stanley Family series, a companion to The Headless Cupid, from three-time Newbery Honor winner Zipha Keatley Snyder. With five children, a raven, and a pet turkey named King Tut, the Stanley house is full-to-bursting. But David desperately wants a dog—even though his dad has forbidden another pet. So when Blair begins sleepwalking and having dreams of an enormous dog that comes to the house every night, David assumes Blair just wants a dog too. But what if Blair’s Nightmare, as the kids quickly name the dog, isn’t only a dream? Is Nightmare the dog they’ve always wanted? And how can the kids keep him—without letting their parents know?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Funeral For A Dog A Novel

Author : Thomas Pletzinger
ISBN : 039308034X
Genre : Fiction
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“The kind of writing that makes us want to read the whole book as soon as possible; a shot of adrenaline that immediately takes us to a new world.”—David Varno, Words Without Borders Journalist Daniel Mandelkern leaves Hamburg on assignment to interview Dirk Svensson, a reclusive children's book author who lives alone on the Italian side of Lake Lugano with his three-legged dog. Mandelkern has been quarreling with his wife (who is also his editor); he suspects she has other reasons for sending him away.After stumbling on a manuscript of Svensson's about a complicated ménage a trois, Mandelkern is plunged into mysteries past and present. Rich with anthropological and literary allusion, this prize-winning debut set in Europe, Brazil, and New York, tells the parallel stories of two writers struggling with the burden of the past and the uncertainties of the future. Funeral for a Dog won the prestigious Uwe-Johnson Prize, and critics raved: "Pletzinger's debut is a real smash hit. It's been a long time since a young German writer has thrown himself into the hurly-burly of life and literature with so much intelligence and bravado" (Wolfgang Hobel, Der Spiegel).
Category: Fiction

Dog Food

Author : Raynesha Pittman
ISBN : 9780982492079
Genre : Fiction
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It s a dog eat dog world. Especially, when all the dogs involved are hungry! For a sheltered mama s boy like Demarcus, everything was all roses until a life changing experience showed him that every rose has thorns. After a well-orchestrated set up, Demarcus' plans to go to college are derailed by a trip to state prison. It is while in the belly of the beast, that the mama's boy has to make the choice between being a man, or being a victim. Upon his release, Demarcus tries to get his life back on track, but his felony conviction causes door after door to be slammed in his face. Going to college is no longer an option, and flipping burgers is not in his plans. With little other choice, Demarcus applies the lessons learned in prison and takes it to the streets. He gets caught up in the game of selling heroin, known on the streets as Dog Food. When all hell breaks loose between the major dealers, in Memphis, over the city s heroin distribution, Demarcus finds himself on the losing side of a bloody drug war. As he prepares for the show down with his opposition, he begins to uncover truths about his past, including what happened that fateful night of his arrest. To add insult to injury, when he finally stands face to face with his enemy, he discovers that the face is a familiar one. They say that blood is thicker than water, but when it comes to cash, sometimes even those closest to you will try to do you in.
Category: Fiction

The Dogs Of Winter

Author : Bobbie Pyron
ISBN : 9780545469852
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A small boy, a cruel city, and the incredible dogs who save him. Based on a true story! When Ivan's mother disappears, he's abandoned on the streets of Moscow, with little chance to make it through the harsh winter. But help comes in an unexpected form: Ivan is adopted by a pack of dogs, and the dogs quickly become more than just his street companions: They become his family. Soon Ivan, who used to love reading fairytales, is practically living in one, as he and his pack roam the city and countryside, using their wits to find food and shelter, dodging danger, begging for coins. But Ivan can’t stay hidden from the world of people forever. When help is finally offered to him, will he be able to accept it? Will he even want to? A heart-pounding tale of survival and a moving look at what makes us human.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Author : Blair Grove
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In the sexy and thrilling final book of The Tommy Black Shifter Series, Tommy faces the biggest forces of his time… love, life, and self... all which could be lost forever by a new, dangerous threat. Tommy Black is recants the story of how he learned to shift for the first time. As a small boy he discovered his abilities and used them to run away from his terrible foster family. On the streets, Tommy met a kind witch who took him into her home to raise as her own. Flashing back to the present time, Tommy continues with his usual life of lawbreaking and seducing attractive guys. However, this time around, he starts to feel remorseful. Just as Tommy begins to think of a way to change his life, he discovers that he is being hunted by something monstrous. The Tommy Black Shifter Series is an action packed, hot m/m shifter romance with plot twists to keep you wanting more. Other books in this series: Tommy Cat The Werecat

Gaf Gaf Russian Dog Stories

Author : Terence Emmons
ISBN : 9781469109879
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A collection of remarkable Russian dog stories, selected, translated and introduced by Terrence Emmons. Several of Russias most famous writes, including Turgenev, Tolstoy, and Chechov, are represented here, along with other masters of the genre who are less well known to western readers: Mamin-Sibiriak, Kuprin, Prishvin, and others. This is the first anthology of Russian dog stories to be published in any language.
Category: Literary Criticism

Behind The Colored Sign

Author : Samuel Chatam
ISBN : 9780595464326
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This triumphant memoir follows Samuel L. Chatam from his childhood in the hot cotton fields of a fully segregated small town in 1930s and 1940s Texas to his distinguished professorship in a major urban California college. Chatam's grandmother, uncle, and great-grandmother were at the center of his young life, and their vision and direction were instrumental to Chatam's many life achievements. As a child, Chatam internalized his grandmother's conviction that he grow up and become a schoolteacher. Her seed of education took root and became his life's work. Chatam delivers a vivid, absorbing account of his schooling in a one-room, dilapidated bungalow; bus rides; small-town politics; and the white superintendent who refused new textbooks to Negro students. But he never allowed the bitter slings and arrows of bigotry and segregation to deter him from aiming high and getting there. From a country farmhouse with a leaky roof and apple-box seating to his current California gated community featuring million dollar estates, Chatam has always maintained his gratitude for family, unyielding work ethic, enterprising spirit, and devotion to education-and a commitment to encouraging his students and his own children to experience big dreams and equipping them with the tools to make those dreams come true.
Category: Biography & Autobiography