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Thanks to Nicki (American Girl of the Year)

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Ten-year-old Nicki Fleming is about to start fifth grade. She has spent the summer on her Colorado ranch working with Sprocket, the service dog she has been training, and helping her mother, who is expecting twins. In addition, Nicki's best friend Becca was away all summer, and Nicki has gotten to be close friends with Kris, one of the new girls at their school.
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Paperback, 116 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by American Girl Publishing Inc (first published May 1st 2007)
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Casey
Nov 05, 2009 Casey rated it it was amazing
This book is about a girl who has to give up the dog she trained so he can become a service dog. she has to learn to cope with that, but on top of it she has to get her 2 bffs to get to like each other. At the same time her mother is on bed rest.

This is a fun but sad book. You will love it.

I recommend this book to all girls who love dogs.
Taylor
Mar 01, 2009 Taylor rated it it was amazing
Nicki is a great generous and sweet girl! She has ben taking off her summer and training Sprocket to be a dog that helps people who are blind. That isn't even the minimum of what she has to do, she has to help her mom who is expecting twins. with Becca her best friend gone skiing all summer Nikki became close friends with kris. Now the first day of fifth grade approaches and nicki is very worried. Will Becca be happy that Nikki became close friends with kris. how much longer does Nicki have unti ...more
Kristine Hansen
Jan 04, 2013 Kristine Hansen rated it really liked it
Saying goodbye is always hard, especially to someone whose been such a big part of your life. Nicki has to give up the service dog she's worked so hard to train. And to top it all off, it seems like everything in her life is changing - from her friendships, her school life, and even things at home as her mother's due date approaches.

Like last time, Nicki learns how to cope with all that life throws at her. She's a remarkable girl and her books are well worth reading. Definitely recommended!
Tchipakkan
May 18, 2015 Tchipakkan rated it really liked it
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I am an unrepentant fan of the American Girl books- this one, the story of a girl who finds it hard to not take on too much is both a heartwarming story, and good for the reader. I think we need more books like this.
lily:)
Feb 14, 2013 lily:) rated it really liked it
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Laura
Jun 12, 2012 Laura rated it liked it
A fitting conclusion to the Nicki books. And I'm glad there are only two in the series.
Mary
Jul 01, 2011 Mary rated it it was amazing
I was cute to and was surprised that she could bring her dog to school.
Laura
Jul 21, 2015 Laura rated it really liked it
Nicki learns to do hard things and how to be a better friend.
Hannah Frey
Jun 28, 2012 Hannah Frey rated it it was amazing


I liked this book because Niki gets to train a dog but she has to give up the dog witch is named sprocket.It makes me sad but at the same time happy.
Anna Shin
Feb 28, 2015 Anna Shin rated it it was amazing
It captures the bond between her dog and her family and it shows how much their dogs means to their family
Cairn
Feb 15, 2013 Cairn rated it liked it
slow at frist
Emily
Oct 21, 2016 Emily rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! I wish there were more books about her
Nour Awada
i don't like this book because it's for the baby.
Tian
Mar 03, 2012 Tian rated it it was amazing
It was sad but cute.I would have wished that the dog did not pass the test so I could
keep him has a pet.
Grace
Apr 02, 2009 Grace rated it it was amazing
Sprocket finally got a home with someone he could help, even though Nicki was really sad to have to let go. Some things are really hard to let go, but you have to.
Nicole
Apr 18, 2012 Nicole rated it it was amazing
This book made me genuinely cry. I was fully and completely enthralled in her story, I felt as if I was in this story. Few books do that. I give this 5 well deserved stars
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