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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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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
1989 grade A+

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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