A Dog On His Own by Mary Jane AuchA Dog On His Own by Mary Jane Auch

A Dog On His Own

byMary Jane Auch

Hardcover | October 1, 2008

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A funny and moving middle-grade novel for dog lovers by popular author Mary Jane Auch. Other dogs are K-9s. But K-10 is a cut above other dogs, and his mother gave hime the name to prove it when he was a puppy. Now K-10 is grown up and all on his own, because K-10 doesn't need friends--canine or human. He spends his time running away from owners and doing time in dog shelters, and that's just fine with him. But after K-10 escapes from a shelter with some other dogs, everything changes. These new dogs aren't so easy to forget, and all they can bark about is finding old and new owners. Will K-10 go back to being a loner, or can this not-so-old dog learn a new trick--friendship?
Mary Jane Auch and her husband Herm Auch are a husband and wife team of illustrators whose first picture book collaboration was The Princess and the Pizza. Mary Jane Auch is also known for her historical and humorous fiction for children and her hilarious poultry parody picture books. The Auchs live on a small farm near Rochester, New ...
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Title:A Dog On His OwnFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 8.45 × 5.76 × 0.66 inPublished:October 1, 2008Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823420884

ISBN - 13:9780823420889

Appropriate for ages: 8

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"The dogs' experiences facing their fears and learning the true meaning of friendship and family will resonate with kids."