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Dog Called Homeless, A

Dog Called Homeless, A

by Sarah Lean

2013 Schneider Family Book Award Winner

After she volunteers to be silent for one school day, fifth-grader Cally Louise Fisher remains silent, knowing if she speaks again she will stop seeing the ghost of her mother. Also partly because her father and brother never speak of her mother who died a year earlier. Friendships with a homeless man and a disabled boy, and a mysterious wolfhound ensure that she still communicates.

Ages
8, 9, 10, 11
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 6
Grade Level Equivalent
3.8
Lexile Measure
660L
Genre
Realistic Fiction

About the Author

Sarah Lean Sarah Lean lives in England with her husband, son, and dog. She has worked as a page planner for a newspaper, a stencil maker, and a gardener, among various other things. "A Dog Called Homeless" is her first novel.

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