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Molski, Carol.
Grand Rapids, MI : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2009
IL K-3, RL 2.4
ISBN 0802853277
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Every dog at Hilltop Farm was a winner.  Except Sal.  She feels like a loser.  She is a Portuguese water dog and wants to win at something.  So what does she do?  She decides that she wants be become the "Swimmingest Dog in the World".  She does everything she can think of to practice.  She swims in the creek.  She swims in the bathtub.  She even tries to join the swim team at the YMCA but that doesn't go well.  Will she win the contest?
SUBJECTS:     Dogs -- Fiction.
                        Swimming -- Fiction.
                        Farm life -- Fiction.
                        Humorous stories.

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