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Strays

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  • Posted October 21, 2010

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    Moving but hard to place...

    This book details the emotions (or lack thereof) that Ted feels after his parents die. He enters the foster care system expecting for horrible things to happen to him, but he ends up finding a source of comfort and refuge amongst his new friends who gradually lead him away from needing to rely on the company of animals. I believe that this book is a truly honest look at loss presented authentically from a boy's perspective. This book will definitely be a great find for those dealing with loss or even those who feel left behind or left out.

    I do have some reservations about this book going into my personal classroom library due to the fact that it seems to be marketed toward more of a middle grade audience when, in fact, I believe that young adult audience is vastly more appropriate. The cover and size of the book look very middle grade, as does the cover art. Even some major plot and thematic elements would indicate middle grade - for example, a boy talking to dogs (and them talking back) to deal with his grief. However, more mature topics are contained inside - references to abuse, a weirdly insane foster-mother, and some instances of the F-bomb.

    I have nothing against those things since they come together to form something poignant and real, but it makes this book difficult for me to place. In a school or public library, I would have no problem acquiring and/or recommending this. It would reach and captivate a demographic that is always underrepresented, which is always a must.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2013

    Am conufuse....?

    Ao is this a person or a dog ?

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2013

    Zooey

    Zooey is a mutt. She is part Italian greyhound, part chihuahua, part ratterrier, and part pointer. She has black wiry fur with a white chest, belly, snout, tail tip, paws, legs, and back of neck. Her legs are speckled with black, as well as her snout. She has large brown eyes. She is mischevious and naughty, but she will come off as gentle when you get to know her. Her favorite food is chicken.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 8, 2013

    Luna

    Luna husky always been a stray parnet died in the storm great at hunting know nothing about fighting caring brave some times loveble 6 mounth old

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2013

    Ripplestream

    Would like to join Fireclan
    Shecat... gray with bluish stipes and deep blue eyes
    Would like apprentice

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2013

    Ember

    Is bored...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2013

    TJ

    Hello? Hi mythstar

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2013

    Ty

    I join if u suck my dyck

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2014

    Mythstar

    I have no idea.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 28, 2008

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