Monday, July 28, 2008

Just Grace Walks the Dog by Charise Mericle Harper

"There are two kinds of unfortunate things: those that are unfortunate because they have not happened, and those that are unfortunate because they already really did happen."

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Abstract: Eight-year-old Just Grace and her best friend Mimi embark on a campaign to convince Grace's parents that they are responsible and dependable enough to get a dog.

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; 163 pages

1 comment:

Beth said...

I loved Grace's voice. The way her sentences were phrased sounded very kid-like to me. The illustrations were a great addition to the story. Not exactly my choice for the Newbery, but cute book.