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The Puppy Who Wanted a Boy by Jane Thayer
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The Puppy Who Wanted a Boy

by Jane Thayer

Other authors: Lisa McCue (Illustrator)

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predictable, picture book, puppy, tone, Christmas, boys
this is about a puppy that asks his mom for a boy for Christmas and then he goes out to find one and ask other dogs if they would give away their boys. None want to, but the puppy finds a boy outside of Home of Boys and gets fifty boys for Christmas.
  rekrumrie | Nov 3, 2013 |
Petey wants a boy for Chirstmas so badly, and he has been a very good puppy this year. But Petey's mother cant find any boys this year. Petey is very sad, so he decides to go out and look for a boy himself. Petey askes many dogs if they would want to give their boy away, but they all say no. Finally, Petey comes across a Home for Boys, and sees a vey lonely boy sitting on the steps. Petey runs up, jumps in his lap, and kisses him! The little boy begs to keep Petey, and is allowed to bring him inside. Inside, Petey is welcomed by many other boys, and Petey ends up getting fifty boys for Christmas! ( )
  awoodham93 | Apr 7, 2013 |
Petey the puppy wants a boy for Christmas. Petey sees different dogs with little boys and asks if he can have their boy and they all say no. Petey ends up finding an entire house full of boys. I can use this to teach my students about finding a place where they belong.
  Clv017 | Feb 3, 2013 |
A puppy wants a boy for christmas. He goes on an adventure to find one and when he does he has never been happier. ( )
  caitlin.wester | Dec 11, 2012 |
This book is about a puppy and all he wants for Christmas is a boy. He sets out on an adventure to find a boy. He ends up finding a sweet boy and the two live happily ever after. I remember reading this book as a child and I always enjoyed reading it around Christmas time. ( )
  mgiffin | Apr 26, 2012 |
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One day Petey, who was a puppy, said to his mother, who was a dog, "I'd like a boy for Christmas."
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Petey the puppy has one wish for Christmas: to have a boy of his very own. But boys are in short supply this year, and he can't seem to find one who is just right!

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When Petey the puppy decides that he wants a boy for Christmas, he discovers that he must go out and find one on his own.

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