Tight Times

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Puffin Books, Jul 1, 1983 - Fiction - 32 pages
29 Reviews
A small boy, not allowed to have a dog because times are tight, finds a starving kitten in a trash can on the same day his father loses his job.

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User Review  - Julia - Goodreads

This very impactful book is written from the child's perspective. Because of this, all of the sentences are rather short. This story follows the story of a family going through some very difficult ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chance Murray - Goodreads

Tight Times-Book Review The storyline of the book was very interesting because I was able to relate to it in many ways. Seeing your family struggle through “tight times” is something that many ... Read full review

About the author (1983)

Barbara Shook Hazen has written more than eighty books for children. Her most recent titles include, Where Do Bears Sleep?, illustrated by Mary Morgan Van Royen; Digby, illustrated by Barbara J. Phillips-Duke; and The Knight Who Was Afraid of the Dark, illustrated by Tony Ross. She lives in Massachusetts and New York City.

Jane Manning is the illustrator of My First Songs, This Little Piggy, and the HarperTrophy Black Cat Club series. She lives in Deep River, CT.

The late Trina Schart Hyman illustrated dozens of books and became one of the most respected artists in the field of children's literature. She was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1985 for St. George and the Dragon

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