What happens when a lonely boy stumbles upon a poi dog? Discover how Boy and Poi Poi Puppy bond, as Boy pleads his case and brings Poi Poi Puppy home for good. Set in Hawaii, friendship, loyalty and responsibility are lessons delivered in this delightful story by Linda Boyden. After living on Maui, Linda was inspired to write Boy and Poi Poi Puppy. This is her fourth picture book; other titles include: The Blue Roses (Lee and Low Books, 2002) Powwow's Coming and Giveaways an ABC of Loanwords from the Americas (University of New Mexico Press, 2007, 2010). Linda illustrated her last three books, and her works, books and poems, have won awards and honors.