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Friedman, Laurie B.
New York : Carolrhoda Books, 2005
IL 3-6, RL 5.6
ISBN 1575057956
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Mallory has a perfectly good pet cat named Cheeseburger so why do her parents allow her older brother, Max, to get a puppy?  Naming the puppy becomes a family affair and soon Champ has captured everyoneís time and attention.  Feeling left out and forgotten by her parents who are into Champís training big time, Malloryís anger festers.  Mallory just canít seem to follow any of the vetís training tips which only feeds her frustrations.  When she accidentally leaves the door open and Champ escapes, Mallory feels worse.  Will Champ return home to his family again?  Will Max and Mallory ever get over their sibling rivalry?  This book holds all the answers!  (Jean B. Bellavance for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2007-2008)
SUBJECTS:     Dogs -- Fiction.
                        Pets -- Fiction.
                        Sibling rivalry -- Fiction.
                        Family life -- Fiction.

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