Barry

Barry

Book - 2013
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For anyone who has ever wanted a puppy, the DOG DIARIES series tells a dog's story in a new way--from a dog's point of view! Focusing on a different breed for each book, starting with a Golden Retriever and a German Shepherd, these stories are based on true dog stories or on true-to-life situations. With realistic black-and-white illustrations by renowned illustrator Tim Jessel and an factual appendix, dog-loving early chapter book readers willnbsp; beg nbsp;for more!

A German shepherd--the first dog trained at Dorothy Eustis's famous Seeing Eye guide-dog school for the blind--looks back at her life. Chosen for her intelligence, obedience, and willingness to learn, Kiss knows there is more to life than chasing balls and chewing bones. She is a Noble Creature and Great Things await her. But after spending months learing to take care of her beloved trainer Jack, why does he suddenly want her to take care of Morris--a strange, clumsy man who wants to wants to change her name to Buddy? Could it be that nbsp;Morris needs Kiss to take care of him even more than Jack did?

Based on a true story, the appendix has facts about German shepherds, the history and training of guide dogs, hosting guide-dog puppies, and much more.
Publisher: New York :, Random House,, ©2013.
ISBN: 9780307979049
9780449812815
Branch Call Number: J KLI
Characteristics: 147 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Additional Contributors: Jessell, Tim - Illustrator

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blue_horse_2854
Jul 13, 2016

Barry is a great book by Kate Klimo. She is my favourite author that writes dog stories by far! Some other great dog books by her are: Togo, Ginger, Buddy, and best for last....Dash!
Barry is a very twisted and interesting story that I think you'll love! ;)

Bugsfan Mar 20, 2015

i'm a big fan of Barry. i think this is a great book for young readers like me.

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Dixiedog2
Dec 22, 2013

Barry - Excellent sequel to ‘Ginger,’ book one and ‘Buddy,’ book two; recommended for very young readers, especially dog lovers. On par with other great books for children like Betsy Byars ‘My Dog My Hero,’ except that this is a dog’s life from the dog’s viewpoint. Doctor-at-Bass! T. A.

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blue_horse_2854 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 9

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