The Puppy Sister

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Yearling, Jul 7, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 122 pages
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Nick and his parents get more than they bargained for when their newly adopted puppy, Aleasha, decides she'll have more fun with her new family if she becomes human, too. So begins a laugh-out-loud adventure told from Aleasha's point of view, about her transformation from puppy to girl. A Parents' Choice Silver Honor Book.

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User Review  - ahanch1 - LibraryThing

My favorite part of this book was that it was narrated by the puppy. This does not usually occur in chapter books which made it much more interesting for the reader. The author also surprised readers ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Can a puppy grow up into a girl? Aleasha Ann Davidson does just that in this entertaining, simple chapter book. Aleasha, who narrates, describes her arrival in the household as an Australian shepherd ... Read full review


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About the author (1997)

S. E. Hinton was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and attended the University of Tulsa. Her first novel, The Outsiders, was published in 1967 and changed publishing for young adults by portraying a grittier, more realistic view of the lives of teenagers. It was made into a movie in 1983. Her other young adult works include Rumble Fish, Tex, Taming the Star Runner, and That Was Then, This is Now. Her children's books include The Puppy Sister and Big David, Little David. She has won numerous awards including the Margaret Alexander Edwards Award, the Media and Methods Maxi Award, and the Land of the Enchantment Award.

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