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Jagger, the Dog from Elsewhere

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A great white dog with the power to send and receive thought messages helps two young children escape death.
Unknown Binding, 126 pages
Published January 1st 1976 by Westminster John Knox Press
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Shazza Maddog
Aug 03, 2015 Shazza Maddog rated it liked it
I love Alexander Key books. They present strangers coming to our world and having to deal with (a) a couple of people who are really nice and (b) a whole lotta people who are absolutely violent. In this case, the stranger is a giant telepathic dog, Jagger, who arrives in our world in the middle of hunting season. Jagger's wounded by a hunter and has to hide out in the forest on the mountains.

He manages to get in touch with a little girl, Nan, who can speak to him. Her brother, Peter, can't, but
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Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
This reminded me a lot of the first book by Alexander Key that I ever read--The Forgotten Door. Both stories dealt with sentient beings who accidentally come to Earth, get caught up in the adventures of earth children, and try to get back home. In this case, the sentient being is a telepathic dog. I was hoping that this would not be a silly story, and Key didn't disappoint. Jagger is a likeable hero who tries to help his new-found friends Nan and Peter escape death at the hands of their scheming ...more
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Apr 10, 2015 Kassidy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of the best......

I have read many wonderfully good books, like Harry Potter, Warriors, etc. Thus book was so good, I like it equal to all those books. It has do much adventure, plot twists, you just get sucked in. The money is worth it.
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1989 grade A+

Juvenile.
Fast read.
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An American science fiction writer, most of whose books were aimed at a juvenile audience. He became a nationally known illustrator before he became an author. After he began writing novels for young people, he moved his family to the North Carolina mountains, and most of his books include that wild and rugged landscape.

His novel Escape to Witch Mountain was made into a popular film in 1975 and ag
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