The Leanin' Dog (Hardcover)
Joanna Cotler Books, 9780061139345, 250pp.
Publication Date: September 30, 2008
Winter 2009 Kids' List
— Trish Brown, Hooray for Books!, Alexandria, VA
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More than anything, Dessa Dean needed a friend. A friend to love and confide in, a friend with whom she could share her heart. A friend who would delight in all the beauty and joy and fun of Christmas, only four days away.
Hope had just about run out, but then . . . there came a scratchin' at the door and Dessa Dean's life was forever changed.