Shelter Dogs: Amazing Stories of Adopted Strays

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Albert Whitman and Company, Jan 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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A collection of true stories about the amazing lives of eight shelter dogs. Many of these dogs were unwanted because of their size, behavior, or medical condition. All of the dogs found owners who loved and cared for them.

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Read these inspiring true stories of unwanted shelter dogs who found loving "forever homes." Read full review

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THIS BOOK WAS AWESOME! I never wanted to put it down while I read it at school. There were some amazing stories, like the seizure alert dog, and the dog that alerted the mom and child that there was a ... Read full review


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Peg Kehret (last name pronounced like carrot) is an American writer. Her writing primarily targets younger children between the ages of 8 and 14.Kehret was born on November 11, 1936 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Her family and she moved to Austin, Minnesota in 1944. In 1949, at the age of twelve, Kehret was diagnosed with polio and spent the next nine months of her life in hospitals such as sheltering arms. She made a full recovery, and in 1954 graduated from high school. She married Carl Kehret on July 2, 1955, and they moved to California and adopted two children, Anne and Bob. Her first children's book, Winning Monologs for Young Actors, was published in 1985. In 1986, Kehret won her first Children's Book Award. Kehret currently lives in Washington.

Greg Farrar is a published illustrator and a photographer of children's books. Published credits of Greg Farrar include Shelter Dogs: Amazing Stories of Adopted Strays.

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