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The Christmas Puppy

3.97 of 5 stars 3.97  ·  rating details  ·  38 ratings  ·  5 reviews
One snowy night, Zach's beloved puppy, Tina, disappears from the yard. Weeks later, Zach spots the puppy in town while he and his mother are Christmas shopping. Tina has become the pet of a lonely old man...and now Zach faces a difficult decision.
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published October 1st 1999 by Scholastic
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Tawny Angerame
The Christmas Puppy was the best children's book I read as a kid. To be honest, I do not remember any books I read specifically, however this book is a book I connected with. As a young kid, we are drawn to the simple things in life, such as: christmas, candy, puppies, colors, etc. Well, when there is a book written about christmas, a puppy, and has colorful pictures, children are very drawn to the book. When I read this book as a little kid, I remember actually crying because Tina, Zach's dog, ...more
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"The Christmas Puppy" by Roberta Grobel Intrater is a realistic fictional book. It is an intermediate children's book based on a true story of a lost puppy during Christmas time.
Charlie
Title: The Christmas Puppy
Author: Roberta Grobel Intrater
Illustrator: Bruce McNally

Summary: A boy named Zach has a puppy named Tina who ran free one Christmas. Zach finds Tina with a lonely old man while he and his mom are shopping. Zach let's the man keep Tina, because that's what Christmas is about.


What an amazing book! I was so upset I couldn't give it 100 stars! This book reminds me about what Christmas really is about and many more things.
Deanna
This is about a puppy that likes Christmas and if you like animals you will like this book.















P.S. it came from a shelter.
Sarah Cole
Was a cute book.
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