Harvey Comes Home

byColleen NelsonIllustratorTara Anderson

Hardcover | September 6, 2019

Harvey Comes Home by Colleen Nelson
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A dog’s world is a world of scents, of adventure. When a runaway West Highland Terrier named Harvey wanders out of his old life guided only by his nose and his heart, lives begin to converge. Austin, a young volunteer at Brayside retirement home, quickly finds that the audacious Harvey inspires Mr. Pickering, a bitter resident coping with memory loss, to tell stories of his childhood. Moved by the elderly man’s Dust Bowl recollections of grinding poverty and the perseverance of his friends and family, Austin begins to trade his preconceived notions for empathy. But is it enough to give him the resolve to track down Harvey’s original owner? Supported by striking illustrations from acclaimed artist Tara Anderson, Colleen Nelson immerses readers in a rich and unflinchingly human tale of struggle and hope—all inspired by one curious dog.
Colleen Nelson earned her Bachelor of Education from the University of Manitoba in her hometown of Winnipeg. Her previous novels include Blood Brothers, selected as the 2018 McNally Robinson Book of the Year for Young People, and Pulse Point, selected as one of the CBC’s Most Anticipated YA Books of 2018. Colleen writes daily in betwee...
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Title:Harvey Comes HomeFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8.2 X 5.3 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.2 X 5.3 X 0.9 inPublished:September 6, 2019Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1772780979

ISBN - 13:9781772780970

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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