Dogs of the Drowned City #1
By Dayna Lorentz
(Scholastic Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780545276436, 224pp.)
Publication Date: April 2012
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Warriors and Guardians of Ga'Hoole fans have a new animal adventure series to sink their teeth into!
When a hurricane forces his family to evacuate without him, Shep the German Shepard is confused. Where is his boy? Will he ever return? And what will Shep do in the meantime, now that the extra bowls of food -- not to mention all those tasty things he found in the big cold box -- are gone?
Then another dog shows up at Shep's window and convinces him to escape. There's food outside, and a whole empty city to explore. Shep just wants to go home . . . but the adventure of a lifetime is just beginning.
"Curl up with your kibble and savor this incredible story of dogs left behind when a hurricane sweeps through their city. This page-turner follows stalwart Shep and intrepid Callie, who despite her yapper’ size is up to her muzzle in courage, as this extraordinary canine duo braves their new environment and forms a new pack. Dayna Lorentz has delivered a book with bite--and with a great heart."
Kathryn Lasky, author of The Guardians of Ga’Hoole and Wolves of the Beyond
Dayna Lorentz has shared her life with many pets of various species, but self-identifies as a dog person (just don’t tell her cat!). She lives in Vermont with her husband, daughter, two rescued pug mixes, and a rescued Maine coon cat. Dogs of the Drowned City is her first series. Visit her online at www.daynalorentz.com.
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