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Swallow, Pamela Curtis.
Roaring Brook Press, 2003.
IL 3-6, RL 5.2
ISBN 0761328661
Kat Randall's older sister Hannah had assured her that seventh grade would be the best year of her life so far ... so how had things derailed so quickly, right from the first day?  It all began when a car driven by an old lady suffering from Alzheimer's hit Cheddar, the family dog.  Beside herself with anxiety to be by her beloved pet's side at the vet's, Kat cut class and walked right out of school after lunch.  She "borrowed" a bicycle she found unlocked, leaving a note for the owner.  Kat's impulsiveness led to a chain of unfortunate events, including a police record, but she learned some valuable life lessons along the way.  And what about Cheddar?  Did she make it through?  Read It Only Looks Easy...   (New Hampshire Great Stone Face Committee, 2004-05)
SUBJECTS:     Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Conduct of life -- Fiction.
                        Alzheimer's disease -- Fiction.


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