Everything For A Dog
Everything for a Dog
Everything For A Dog
Ann M. Martin
In this companion to her acclaimed 2005 novel, A Dog's Life, Ann M. Martin tells the parallel stories of a stray dog (the brother of the dog featured in A Dog's Life), a boy dealing with unspeakable loss, and a boy whose most ardent wish is to own a dog―and everything for a dog.Bone and his sister, Squirrel, are stray dogs born in a shed. Left motherless as puppies, the two dogs survive together for a while, but are soon wrenched apart. Bone doesn't know if his sister is still alive, and must now go on, alone. Charlie is a boy who has suffered a terrible loss. And, as he's healing with the help of his dog, another tragedy occurs. Henry's best friend has moved away. All Henry has wanted is a dog of his own. But his parents won't let him.Bone, Charlie, and Henry live very different lives, but they are fated to intersect in surprising ways. Award-winning author Ann M. Martin has written a powerful, heartfelt novel that's perfect for anyone who has ever longed for a dog, or loved one.

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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The main characters in this book are Charlie, Henry and Bone. Bone is a dog who has a sister Squirrel and they are born in a shed. Then, they loose their mother. Bone and Squirrel must survive on their own. Then, when Bone and Squirrel find a home and think they can live as a family. Unfortunately, they get abandoned and thrown in a parking lot and a girl comes and picks up Bone and leaves Squirrel behind. Now Bone will have to live with out Squirrel. Will he be able to survive alone? Charlie is a young boy who was once a younger brother to a boy named RJ.

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