Source:Joanna Cotler Books, Volume 1st, New York, p.250 (2008)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3614 .U98 L43 2008
Keywords:Animal rescue--Fiction, Colorado--History--1876-1950--Fiction, Colorado--History--1876-1950--Juvenile fiction, Dogs--Fiction, Friendship--Fiction, Grief--Fiction, Historical fiction, Int'l Reading Association Children's Book Award 2009, School Library Journal Best Books 2008, Winter--Fiction
Summary: In wintry Colorado during the 1930s, eleven-year-old Dessa Dean mourns the death of her beloved mother, but the arrival of an injured dog and the friendship they form is just what they need to change their lives forever.
Lexile measure 960; ages 8-14; book level 5.4