Before You Were Mine

Before You Were Mine

Book - 2008
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A young boy imagines what his rescued dog's life might have been like before he adopted him.
Publisher: New York : Putnam, 2008.
ISBN: 9780399245268
Call Number: BOELTS
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Subjects: Pets -- Juvenile fiction.
Dogs -- Juvenile fiction.
Additional Contributors: Walker, David 1965-- Illustrator


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CatherineG_1 Oct 07, 2017

After reading the review by another staff member, I had to read this book.

The story is about a little boy who wonders about the life of his adopted dog before he had him. In the end of course, all the little boy cares about is that this little dog is now his and part of his family.

Would be wonderful to read with children when you are considering adopting a pet. Teaches children compassion and empathy.

samcmar Sep 27, 2017

This had me bawling. What a beautiful story, and great for those who love dogs or have adopted a dog. This is a wonderful picture book that leaves you thinking, and I know after reading it I just want to cuddle my pups.


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