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Rosie is an older dog who loves her home and her owner, Paul. She enjoys playing and taking walks with him. One day, Paul gets very sick and can't take her on a walk. He goes away in a big white van with flashing lights...and never returns. Rosie is taken to a shelter. Day after day, she waits for Paul to return and watches as brown dogs, white dogs, puppies and kittens ...more
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Kristine Hall
It is always such a pleasure to read and review one of Misty Baker's books, and A Home for Rosie is no exception. Truly, I was on the verge of tears while reading this story; it is so painful at times! Baker does an excellent job of putting the reader into Rosie's shoes and conveying Rosie's confusion -- and ultimately her despair and depression. Accompanied by the sweet, expressive illustrations by Kattarina Storost, specific emotions are definitely conveyed and heartstrings are pulled. A lot. ...more
Gayle Cappelluti
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This story tells the poignant tale of an older dog who is put into a shelter after her older human companion passes on and she loses her home. The reader sees how the puppies and kittens that surround her in the shelter get adopted leaving her to wonder why her beloved friend doesn't come to take her home, or why someone else won't seem to want her. This paints a sad, albeit true, picture of the reality of life for the older animal in a shelter for the child who picks this book up, whom I am ...more
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Misty Baker is an author, freelance editor, and shameless chocoholic. She writes romance under her pen name Mysti Parker. Her short writings have appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines.

Misty lives in Buckner, KY with her husband, three children and too many pets.