Harry & Hopper

By Wild, Margaret

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ISBN
978-0-31264-261-7
Publisher
Feiwel


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on April 1, 2011

PreS-Gr 2—A poignant depiction of grief at the loss of a beloved pet is relayed in this quietly moving story. Young Harry and his father adopt an energetic, bouncy black-and-white puppy that Harry appropriately names Hopper. The two develop a strong relationship, helping each other out and even sharing Harry's bed. One day, the boy's father breaks the news to Harry that his dog has been killed in an accident, but the child c...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

Harry and his dog Hopper are playmates and co-conspirators; true friends. When Hopper is killed in an accident, Harry shuts down, staring at the TV, refusing his dad's invitation to say goodbye before Hopper is buried. Unable to face sleeping in his own bed alone, Harry camps out on the couch, "longing for the feel of Hopper, the smell of Hopper, the bark of Hopper." His longing is so strong it brings Hopper back for a series of middle-of-the-nigh...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

When his dog Hopper dies, young Harry shuts down. After a series of ghostly middle-of-the-night visits from the dog, Harry is finall...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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