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“Bella, Bella, Bella!  A wonderful, funny, heartfelt tale of a very good ‘bad’ dog, and her enduring quest for that thing we all seek:  a place to call home.  I loved this book!  I love Bella!” —Garth Stein, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain



Perfect for fans of Racing in the Rain and Because of Winn Dixie! Ali Standish, author of the critica
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Hardcover, 176 pages
Expected publication: September 24th 2019 by HarperCollins (first published 2019)
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Theresa Grissom
Thanks to Edelweiss for an ARC of this book.

I absolutely loved Bad Bella! Told from a dog's POV, this will make a fantastic read aloud to students. Can't wait to share this with classes at school.
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Bella lives with the McBrides, who have several small children and often forget Bella's needs. She gets in trouble for things like trying to water the Christmas tree by peeing in the holder, and for knocking the tree down while trying to get her favorite snack (popcorn) off the tree. With another child on the way, the McBrides can't deal with "bad" Bella, and take her to a shelter. There, Bella is disabused of her notion that the McBrides are her parents and she i
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Ali Standish, author of the critically acclaimed The Ethan I Was Before, split her time growing up between North Carolina and several imaginary worlds. The only award she ever won in school was for messiest desk, but that didn’t stop her from going on to get degrees from Pomona College, Hollins University and and the University of Cambridge. She still spends most of her time in her imagination, bu ...more
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