The Leanin' Dog by K. A. NuzumThe Leanin' Dog by K. A. Nuzum

The Leanin' Dog

byK. A. Nuzum

Paperback | September 28, 2010

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More than anything, Dessa Dean needed a friend. A friend with whom she could share her heart. Then there came a scratchin’ at the door and Dessa Dean’s life was forever changed. This is the story of a girl, a dog, and the friendship that saves them both.

K. A. Nuzum, the author ofA Small White Scar, had an early career as a ballroom dancer before earning her MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College. She is the leader of a pack of five dogs, one husband, and two sons on a small farm in eastern Colorado.
Title:The Leanin' DogFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.53 inPublished:September 28, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006113936X

ISBN - 13:9780061139369


Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Favorite I first read this book when I was about ten years old and I absolutely adored the story! Re-reading eight years later, I've found it to still be a heart warming and well written novel that withstands age and time.
Date published: 2018-01-01

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"A beautiful story" (School Library Journal (starred review))