STRANGER NEXT DOOR
New York : Dutton, 2002.
IL 3-6, RL 6.6
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captivating story is written by Alex and his cat Pete, who understands
human speech but can only speak in meows. Alex and his family move to a
new neighborhood where he is threatened by the school bullies and puzzled
by the actions of his new friend Rocky. After the neighborhood is terrorized
by several fires and vandalism, Pete investigates the strange events and
eventually solves the mystery and saves Alexís life. This exciting, fast-paced
story will appeal to reluctant readers. (Sunshine
State Young Readerís Award Program, 2004-2005)
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