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Josephine Cameron's A Dog-Friendly Town is a delightful middle-grade cozy caper sure to excite dog-lovers and gentle mystery readers alikeTwelve-year-old Epic McDade isn't ready for middle school. He'd rather help out at his family's dog-friendly bed n' breakfast all summer, or return to his alternative elementary school in the fall, where learning feels safe. But change comes in all shapes and fur colors. When Carmelito, California is named America's #1 Dog-Friendly Town, all the top dogs and their owners pour into Epic's sleepy seaside neighborhood for a week of celebration. The McDades are in dog heaven with all the new business until a famous dog's jewel-encrusted collar goes missing. Every guest is a suspect, and Epic will have to embrace new friends and new ideas to sniff out the culprit before the week is through.
Author: Josephine Cameron
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 8.30h x 5.70w x 1.30d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 4.8
Point Value: 11
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 511899 / Dog-Friendly Town
School Library Journal 05/01/2020 pg. 54
Kirkus Reviews 06/15/2020
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2020 - Book Of Special Distinction
Booklist 09/01/2020 pg. 104
About the Author
Josephine Cameron received her MFA in creative writing from the University of Notre Dame. She lives in Brunswick, Maine, where she writes, sings, and teaches music to kids. Maybe a Mermaid was her debut novel.
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