By Greg Kincaid
In this heartwarming novel, writer Greg Kincaid tells the smooth tale of the way one very particular puppy replaced the lives of his adoptive family—and a whole town—forever.
“Todd, they regularly wish you to undertake a puppy. That’s what they do. along with, we don’t desire one other animal round the following, and most certainly now not a dog.”
When Todd McCray, a developmentally challenged younger guy nonetheless dwelling on his parents’ Kansas farm, hears neighborhood animal look after is looking for transitority houses for its canine through the days resulting in Christmas, he is familiar with precisely what he desires for the vacations. His father items, yet Todd’s patience speedy wins out. quickly the McCrays are the momentary foster kin for a adorable pooch the younger guy names Christmas.
But what approximately all of the different canine who could be compelled to spend the xmas season in cages? within the days that keep on with, Todd makes use of his targeted presents of persuasion to inspire his place of origin to take part within the “Adopt a puppy for Christmas Program.” What follows from his small act of kindness will educate his kin, and his neighborhood, approximately peace in the world and sturdy will towards men—and animals.
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Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow, 2004. This title explains where to go to pick the right dog and how to keep your pet healthy and happy. Landau, Elaine. Your Pet Dog. Rev. ed. New York: Children’s Press, 2007. This book is a good guide for young people on choosing and caring for a dog. Stone, Lynn M. Miniature Schnauzers. Vero Beach, FL: Rourke, 2007. Learn more about the miniature schnauzer’s characteristics and history in this selection. org Visit this website to find a complete listing of AKC-registered dog breeds, including the miniature schnauzer.
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