It's Like This, Cat

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Harper & Row, 1963 - Adolescence - 180 pages
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Dave Mitchell is 14 and growing up in the midst of the variety and excitement of New York City. During his journey to adulthood he develops an affection for a stray tomcat, finds comradeship with a troubled nineteen-year-old boy and begins his first shy friendship with a girl. Throughout, he gains a growing understanding of his father as a human being and not just a parent.

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I liked the book because of all its plot. - Goodreads
I found this book sort of hard to read. - Goodreads
No satisfying, big ending, but pretty realistic. - Goodreads
Abrupt ending, though. - Goodreads
But there doesn't seem to be a real plot. - Goodreads

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If you wondered what it was like being a boy growing up in NYC in the 60's this book is for you. Read full review

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I really enjoyed this book. It's kind of like Henry and Ribsy, only with a more streetwise kid from New York City who takes in a cat. I'm not sure if my 5th grade students would like this book, as it ... Read full review

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