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The Next-Door Dogs

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Putting a fear to rest

Sara Barker is afraid of dogs. Whenever she sees even a picture of one, she feels clammy and cold all over. So what's Sara to do when she learns that her new next-door neighbor owns two of them? Two young and big dogs, to be specific. Her neighbor turns out to be an ebullient older woman who befriends Sara and promises her dogs will keep their distanc
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published May 10th 2005 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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This is a story about a girl named Sara who is afraid of dogs because she was "attacked" by dogs when she was younger. The "attack" was by her aunt's dogs and it was more of a "licking," but she was knocked down and big animals can be scary to little children. So it is understandable that she has a fear of dogs. And she has been able to avoid dogs most of her life, until a new neighbor moves in next door with her two BIG dogs. Sara really likes her new neighbor, Ms. Harrison, but she doesn't rea ...more
Korynn and I read this book together and loved it. If your child has a fear of dogs this one is for them and having the courage to overcome.

Fabulous read.
The story was a little too simple. The character development was weak.
This was a cute book. Not my favourite, but cute.
this book is interesting
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