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Just a Dog (original 2010; edition 2012)

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Just a Dog by Michael Gerard Bauer (2010)

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Great book for third grade and above! Deals with issues that kids know about but parents think they don't or SHOULDN'T. The final chapter ties everything up by providing a bit of wisdom for coping with the normal family problems re-told by the story's narrator. ( )
  LinzeyJoy | Jun 8, 2013 |
This book is sad towards the end and during the start sometimes sad aswell. This book is also about a family dog and a family. I did really enjoy this book, it's like a normal life with a dog and family. ( )
  SusieCobon | Feb 13, 2013 |
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  BRCSBooks | Jan 23, 2013 |
Mr. Mosely isn't just your average dog. He is a loveable dog. This story is about when he was a puppy until he moves into a new family. ( )
  McEvilla | Nov 15, 2012 |
Just a Dog tells the story of the life and times of a loveable part-Dalmation, Mister Mosely in the context of young family as seen through the eyes of Corey Ingram.

The subtle manner in which adult issues, such as marital infidelity and financial hardship, feature in the background of this narrative give it an unexpected appeal beyond the young readership it is evidently marketed to.

(Spoiler alert). The heartrending climax of this story does not shy away from the raw reality of grief. The young narrator’s response to Mister Mosely’s declining health is both heart-warming and hopeful.

This is a happy, cheeky and often humorous book with a sad ending, tempered by the optimistic outlook of the young narrator and the skill of a talented, award winning author.
  Shell_C1 | Oct 24, 2011 |
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some dogs change everything
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The day my dad said Mr Mosely was 'just a dog', my mum punched him.
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Mr Mosely isn't a pedigreed dog, but he is just the dog Corey and his family want: he is loyal, protective and loving. And he is much more than that. He might well be the one thing that holds them all together.
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Corey recounts the adventures and misadventures of his Dalmatian, Mister Mosely.

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