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How to Steal A Dog

A Novel
O'Connor, Barbara (Book - 2007)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
How to Steal A Dog
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Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer.
Authors: O'Connor, Barbara
Title: How to steal a dog
a novel
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 170 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Barbara O'Connor
Notes: "Frances Foster books."
Summary: Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer.
ISBN: 9780374334970
0374334978
Branch Call Number: j OCONNOR
Subject Headings: Homeless persons Juvenile fiction Dysfunctional families Juvenile fiction Conduct of life Juvenile fiction Interpersonal relations Juvenile fiction Brothers and sisters Juvenile fiction Dogs Juvenile fiction North Carolina Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: Homeless persons
Dysfunctional families
Conduct of life
Interpersonal relations
Brothers and sisters
Dogs
LCCN: 2005040166
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Because her family is now living in their car, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer

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Oct 05, 2014
  • ilovelicoriceandpenelope rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I just love this book. It just goes to show that not everybody is as fortunate as we are. To those people out there who haven't read this yet, it is a book that really got to my heart and i am sure it will go to yours.

I really liked this book. It tells I should he greatful that I have a mom and a dad to take care of me. And I'm lucky to be living in a house not a car. This book told me that your sister and brother and your family is going to be there for you whenever you need them. And this book also tells that what happens if do something bad that you know its bad and you still do it

I didn't read it yet but it sounds very funny!!!!!!!

This bog was really good but it took me a long time to finish it. Some parts were boring some were very exciting.

Jul 06, 2012
  • Birdcat rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I found this book very enjoyable to read. It reminded me of when I used to sneak around my own neighborhood with my little brother, plotting all sorts of things that usually resulted in the extreme annoyance of one of our neighbors and me being grounded. O'Connor really does understand the scheming mind of the eleven-year-old girl.

Apr 06, 2012
  • velmathebird rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great book! O'Connor wrote this book very well and it was interesting. I couldn't stop reading it!!!

A bit boring at parts, but the author did a very good job of telling the story.

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Jun 08, 2013
  • yellow_panda_185 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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Jul 06, 2012
  • Birdcat rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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