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Rascal: A Dog and His Boy

3.88 of 5 stars 3.88  ·  rating details  ·  34 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Rascal may be the happiest beagle ever to live. He used to live on Voclain’s Farm, with its whole jambalaya of dogs, but now he lives with his very own boy, Meely. Together they explore the Louisiana bayou, bunny chasin’, coon and squirrel huntin’, and crawfishin’. But when Meely gets stuck on a rotting bridge deep in the bayou, it’s up to Rascal—with a little help from hi ...more
ebook, 208 pages
Published September 28th 2010 by Knopf Books for Young Readers (first published January 1st 2010)
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Zoe C
Rascal A Dog And His Boy, by Ken Wells, is told by Rascal,the dogs, perspective. It is a adventure tale. Rascal started of living on a small farm by a bayou in Louisiana. Then the boy of his dreams comes by to adopt a dog and guess who he chooses. Rascal! But when Rascal and Meely, his boy, are walking through the woods they go across a rotten old bridge and Meelys leg goes through! How will Rascal be able to save him? Will anyone listen?

I gave this book four stars because I really liked the d
Molly Murphy
I grew up in Louisiana, possibly in the same area Rascal sets, and so I understood all the Cajun references. Rascal is one of the sweetest books I have ever read, and the dog on the cover looks just like my oldest dog, a beagle just like Rascal. The characters are brilliantly thought out- Big Ma was great and in the end, so was that one snake who turned out not to be as bad as he thought. And Meely's character was so sweer and adorable and sometimes lonely that I just wanted to hug him and maybe ...more
I like this book because Boy could have any skin color. Rascal is the LA Lassie.
Edward Sullivan
Animal lovers will certainly enjoy this appealing dog story, but the Cajun dialect frequently got on my nerves.
Lorraine Stinson
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I liked the story, but the Cajun dialect got in the way.
Very good use of dialect! Very believable accents!
Would be a fun audiobook.
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