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Mavis Jeeter is fearless and bold, but she has never lived in one place long enough to have a real best friend. Her flighty mother has uprooted them again to another new home and taken a job as a housekeeper for the Tully family. Mavis wants this home to be permanent--which means finding herself a best friend. Rose Tully is a worrier who feels like she doesn't quite fit in with the other girls in her neighborhood. Her closest friend is Mr. Duffy, but he hasn't been himself since his dog died. Rose may have to break a few of her mother's many rules to help Mr. Duffy--and find someone who really understands her. And then there's Henry, a dog that has run away from home. But he craves kindness and comfort--and doesn't know where to look for them. When Mavis and Rose hatch a scheme to find Mr. Duffy a new dog, their lives and Henry's intersect as they find friendship in places they never expected.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780374310608
Branch Call Number: J FIC OConn
Characteristics: 282 pages ; 22 cm


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Sep 18, 2019

This was a good book. I read 280 pages in 3 days. I recommend it to people to read.

Feb 06, 2019

Great for people who like dogs and adventures

Aug 11, 2018

A wonderful story about friendship from three POV-- new best friends, Rose & Mavis, and Henry, the stray dog they find in the woods. There is much to learn in this book about being a good friend and the joy of having a special animal to love. Would be a delightful classroom read aloud.

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Aug 18, 2020

red_fox_686 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over


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