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Hang on, Mooch

By Gilles Gauthier, Illustrated by Pierre-André Derome, Translated by Sarah Cummins

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Series: Formac First Novels

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Carl's old dog Mooch is losing her memory and wandering away from home--four times in the last two weeks alone. Each time, Carl and his best friend Gary have tracked her down, but this time the dogcatcher has got her.
When they go to fetch Mooch at the pound--among the poodles and dachshunds, pit bulls and mutts--she's sicker and sadder than they've ever seen her before. As Mooch gets weaker and weaker Carl and Gary have to face that she'll soon be gone--but not before Mooch gives them one more gift.
Hang on, Mooch! is a touching story about the inevitability of loss, and how young people can learn from it and grow.

Awards

Winner - Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection - 1992

"An emotional story in which a young boy must deal with his feelings and fear."

- The Teaching Librarian, Ontario School Library Association

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 64 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9780887802041
Format: 7in x 4.25in
Black and white illustrations

BIC Code: YFB, YFP, YXL
BISAC Code:  JUV002070, JUV039050
Imprint: Formac

Interest age: From 5 To 10

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