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Jeannie and her family live on a farm next to a forest. One day Jeannie hears a cry coming from the forest: "Maa, maa" Dad thinks it sounds like a baby goat calling its mother. But when Mom and Jeannie search through the woods, they find a baby deer alone.Jeannie knows she cannot keep it, but who will take care of the fawn if its mother does not return?
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published 1998 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Stacia Leigh
Very sweet story! I like the realistic aspect of what to do when you find a stranded baby from the wild. Do you leave it to nature? Do you care for it? Keep it? Give it to a home?

The naming chapter was my favorite. Could really sense the emotion even with the simple text.

I liked where it ended too.
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Laura Godwin grew up in Alberta, Canada. She has written many well-loved books for children, including Barnyard Prayers, Little White Dog, Happy & Honey, and co-authored The Doll People, The Meanest Doll in the World, and The Runaway Dolls. She lives in New York City.
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