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End of the Race (Vet Volunteers Series #12)

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Maggie learns all about dog racing when an injured greyhound is brought to the clinic. She goes to the track with Dr. Mac and Taryn, the newest Vet Volunteer, to check on the condition of the dogs. It's risky, but it will be worth it if they can save these greyhounds!

After treating an injured greyhound at her grandmother's veterinary clinic, thirteen-year-old Maggie learns about the abuse of greyhounds in the dog-racing industry ...

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Overview

Maggie learns all about dog racing when an injured greyhound is brought to the clinic. She goes to the track with Dr. Mac and Taryn, the newest Vet Volunteer, to check on the condition of the dogs. It's risky, but it will be worth it if they can save these greyhounds!

After treating an injured greyhound at her grandmother's veterinary clinic, thirteen-year-old Maggie learns about the abuse of greyhounds in the dog-racing industry and vows to put a stop to it.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780142412282
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Publication date: 2/16/2012
  • Series: Vet Volunteers Series , #12
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 98,590
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 700L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Laurie Halse Anderson

Laurie Halse Anderson has received both the Margaret Edwards Award and the ALAN Award for her contributions to young adult literature. She has also been honored by the National Coalition Against Censorship in recognition of her fight to combat the censoring of literature. She is the author of the groundbreaking National Book Award finalist and Printz Honor Book Speak. She is also author of the critically acclaimed YA books Prom, Twitsted, Catalyst, Wintergirls, and The Impossible Knife of Memory. She has also authored a number of middle grade titles including The Vet Volunteers series, and the historical fiction Seeds of America Trilogy, which includes Forge, ALA Best Book for Young Adults Fever 1793, and the National Book Award finalist and Scott O’Dell Award-winner Chains. She and her husband live in northern New York State. Follow Laurie on Twitter @halseanderson and visit her at madwomanintheforest.com.

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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2004

    Jordan The Biggest Animal Lover Ever!!!!!!!!!!!

    I LOVE all of the Wild At Heart Series. I want to be a vet when i get older and these books just tell u so0o0o0o0o much about animals and how to take care of them!! I dont think Mrs.Anderson should ever stop writing these books she should make a 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 and so on!! These books r just great for kids who love animals and for kids that are thinking about becoming a vet because it tells u what things u would have to do as a vet. I love these books and I never hated a single one Laurie Halse Andreson should never stop writing these books!!!!!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2003

    A Wonderful Book

    I checked this book out of the library and I loved it. I've read all the other Wild at Heart books. The first books in this series were great. I loved them. Then the just sort of got worse, like Mrs. Anderson felt that she had to continue the series but really didn't have her heart there anymore. Then I read End of the Race and my opinions somewhat changed. This book is excellent. There are good descriptions and the charcters are well developed. It also has alot of information on grey hound races and the way vet clinics operate. I would definately recomand this book and if readers were as fed up as I was over the last few books don't give up until you've read this book. However I can't find a copy and reall y want to buy this book. If you have any information on how i can purchase a book I'd be really grateful.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2003

    READ THIS!!!! from a Wild at Heart fan

    these books are great!! i recommend them to everyone and can't stop reading them!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2003

    Best Books!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    These are the best books. if u luv animals u will luv these books. my favorites are Maggies and Brennas.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2014

    Not good

    This book was not what i thought it be like

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2014

    To the samples are so short

    There REALLY good books

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2013

    Ok

    Ok

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2013

    The samples are so short!

    The sample is like not even a page in any of the books. Im not going to buy a book if i cant see a page or two first. They are probably trying to get people to buy it and it could be stupid. I eventually read the series and it wasnt very good.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2013

    Smile

    This was the best so far. I totaly recomend it to animal lovers.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2012

    Whitefoot's kits

    Um,I saw the post about RPing a deputy's kit. I'd like to RP Violetkit.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2012

    ???

    Is heathershine in this clan?????

    ~Whitefeet (heathershines mate)~

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 12, 2012

    Windwing

    Thx for moving ~Windwing

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2012

    Violetkit

    Meeeeewww

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2012

    Daisykit

    Not rping right now. First i checked an area and it works completely there are many books. 68 so we can have room and it doesnt be all screwy. Its "iron king" second. Can i bring wildtail back into the rp as a rogue who joins te clan. Of course her and lilystar are still friends. None if that was erased~daisykit

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2012

    Spirit

    Thanks!~Spiritwhisper

    My mate has left me, and cant rp any more...Just wanted to let you know.~Heathershine :,(

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 11, 2012

    ???

    What's his name? Has he got one?

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2012

    Tigerleaf to lilystar

    May i talk to you where you made me choose clans please? ~ Tigerleaf

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 3, 2012

    Wolfpaw

    Yea firat result is messed up.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2012

    Snowpaw to Windwing

    So am I. A lot of our most active are locked out.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2012

    SKYPAW URGENT

    Im locke out of result one!!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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