Nothing Wrong with a Three-Legged Dog
A heartwarming middle-grade novel about friendship, family, and dogs.
Keath and his best friend Lynda are in the fourth grade. Some kids call Lynda "Zebra," because her mother's black and her father's white. And Keath is Whitey. He's vanilla in a chocolate school where Toothpick, a bully, has it in for him.
Lynda and Keath both love dogs. When Keath grows up, he wants to be a golden retriever. Dogs don't care about what color is the right one. Dogs don't hate anybody. Their favorite dog is Leftovers, Lynda's three-legged beagle. When he got hurt, his first owners gave up on him, but Lynda and Keath turn him into a winner, a pooch that shows Keath that sometimes it's good to stand out, to be special, and that even when you look different, there are ways to fit in.
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anymore beagle beagle's big dogs Blob breath cactus Cheryl Chihuahua color couple crazy Cujo Dad asks Dad says Dad tells Dad's desk dog show door ear mites eyes face feel floor Freddie Frederick Douglass front Froot Loops funny gives going golden retriever grab Graham McNamee Gran Green Goobers guess Hairy Larry hand hear hold inside Irish setter Jell-O judge Junkers Keath kids kind Larry's laugh leans Leftovers lick look Lynda says Lynda's dad mean medal Milk-Bone Mom's mouth never nods nose okay origami picks pit bull pretty pulls punch rottweiler safe Saint Bernard scoop shakes her head shrug smile sneezes standing staring Stephen King stick stuff talking terrier There's thing three-legged Titanic Toothpick says walk watch What's who's wiener dog Yeah YEARLING BOOK Zebra