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Reece's new dog, Ruckus, tears through life like a Tyrannosaurus rex. He bites everything that moves and drives Reece's mom nuts. The puppy was Dad's idea, to make things easier for Reece after his parents' separation, but Ruckus is not easy at all and Mom is getting fed up. When her diamond earrings go missing, it sends the family into a tailspin. What happens when a dog ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 3rd 2019 by Orca Book Publishers
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Cheriee Weichel
This little chapter book delighted me. Ruckus is a well named Jack Terrier pup. Reece, the narrator of this book, worries about a lot of things. Will their father ever come back and live with them. Will their mother make Reece return Ruckus to the breeder. Will Ruckus ever poop out Mom's diamond earrings that he ate?
I loved Reece. Part of what I appreciated is that this kid is almost genderless. Except for the comments in the back of the book, I would never have figured it out. All the character
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Sara Taylor
Mar 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this as a beginning readers chapter book. It was a pretty quick read, so I don't think an emerging reader would have too much trouble reading this on their own. The plot was fast paced and fun, with some great messages for the reader about family troubles, which I thought was helpful. They did a great job showing what it was like to have a family member who isn't the best at their job; in this case, the father. I would really recommend this to a young reader.  ...more
Karen Upper
Dec 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was a wonderful story of a young boy coming to terms with the changing dynamics of his family and this is all compounded with the arrival a little precocious Jack Terrier named Ruckus! A fast moving tale that will keep any young reader engaged until the end!
Highly Recommended!
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