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Rescuing Oricito: The Almost True Story of a South American Street Dog

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Oricito has never been alone. In all of his eight weeks on earth, his mama and his littermates have made the world a smaller, friendlier, and more playful place. But now they are all gone. As the sun rises on a new day, Oricito realizes that he too must either find his way or stay and die of starvation.

Led by his nose and his growling tummy, Oricito travels to a riverside
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Paperback, 202 pages
Published April 30th 2014 by Archway Publishing
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Michael Mclaughlin
Jul 21, 2014 Michael Mclaughlin rated it really liked it
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A fantastic tale. Its an adventure, and humanistic tale, with humor and magical realism. Kingsbury has written a young adult book that's refreshingly far from the sci-fi, dystopia genres that seem to dominate the stories published for kids these days. Instead, we have an engaging story about something that carries a bit more truth by showing the struggles and hopes of the animals we love so much, but seemed to have abandoned.
Definitely a must read for our youth and for the young at heart.
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