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Karwoski, Gail
Atlanta : Peachtree, 2004.
IL 3-6, RL 5.5
ISBN 1561453102
Jacob was so angry with his father.  He knows times are tough and his father is still very sad about his mother.  But would it be so horrible to keep the stray dog?  After all, he is small and wouldn't eat too much.  And his father did own a butcher shop.  But now, here he is at the break of day bringing the dog back to the neighborhood where he found him.  And thinking mean thoughts about his father.  And then it happened.  The earth began to move.  There was a terrible sound that drowned out everything else.  An earthquake!  When it was over, San Francisco was in ruins.  And Jacob couldn't find his father and his sister.  The only thing he had was the little stray dog who he named Quake.  Now Jacob and Quake set off to find his father.
SUBJECTS:     Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- Fiction.
                        Jews -- United States -- Fiction.
                        San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
                        Immigrants -- Fiction.
                        Dogs -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.


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