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John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat by Jenny Wagner
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really liked it

When first read, it was a really plain book that was about a a possessive dog, the old lady he lives with and a cat that seems to want to join the family. Eventually the cat does, but the book ends with the cat that 'purred'. And that was it. However, talking through it with some colleagues I realized just how sad the story was. Kids may not have picked up that the black cat symbolized death, and that the old woman was always trying to welcome it but the dog tried to push away the inevitable.
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Reading Progress

August 24, 2015 – Started Reading
August 24, 2015 – Finished Reading
August 30, 2015 – Shelved

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