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A Gift of Friendship and Caring
Fiction Picture Book
Pages: 32
Themes: empathy, helping others, faithful dogs
Publisher: Tudor House
Pub Date: 01/Aug/2010
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This is the story of a brave puppy whose delight in life contributes to his own healing. It is a tale of going to the hospital to get well, and also a tale of friendship and its power to heal. It is a longing for community—doctors, nurses, friends and family—all working together to help their patient. This story will touch your heart and brighten your spirit. The gentle images will evoke dreams of childhood and a time of trust and protection.

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"This gentle story offers comfort to children who are undergoing care or who may have loved ones who are receiving medical care…The harmony between text and pictures results in a heart-warming tone…I would recommend this book to both school and public libraries."

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