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After his dog Bodger is hit by a truck and killed, Christopher must deal with his feelings of depression and guilt. "The subdued illustrations -- their details warmed by washes of golds, browns and tans -- are realistic and feeling. An honest look at grief with no tidy answers." -- School Library Journal
Paperback, 32 pages
Published July 12th 1984 by Houghton Mifflin
(first published January 1st 1976)
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The book, "The Accident" was about a little boy named Christopher and his dog Bodger. Christopher's parents went out and Christopher and Bodger go out looking for them. While they were about looking for his parents, a car coming around the corner of the road too fast hit Bodger in his car. The car had killed Bodger and Christopher was so upset. His parents showed up right after that happened and Christopher told him what had happened. Christopher was so mad and upset that he blamed his parents f ...more