Junkyard Dog

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Orca Book Publishers, Oct 1, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
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Justin is fascinated with the aged guard dog at the corner store. He names it Smokey and sneaks the dog treats. Smokey belongs to a company that supplies working dogs to local businesses. Justin is thrilled to get a job working for Smokey's company, until he learns about the mistreatment of the animals. When Justin can't shake his suspicion that someone in the company is involved in a rash of thefts, he tries to quit. But Justin knows too much, and his boss won't let him go.

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User Review  - ECHSLibrary - LibraryThing

Justin has a soft spot for dogs. When he lands a job with some shady characters who rent security dogs, he is forced to make a very grown up decision. A quick read, lots of action and a good plot. Read full review

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This book is really interesting but its also sad at some points. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Monique Polak teaches English and Humanities at Marianopolis College in Montreal and also works as a freelance journalist. Her historical novel, What World Is Left, won the 2009 Quebec Writers' Federation Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Monique lives in Montreal with her husband, a newspaper man.

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