A dog's purpose : [a novel for humans]
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New York : Forge, 2010.
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970
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Format
Book
Edition
1st ed.
Physical Desc
319 pages ; 22 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
9780765326263, 0765326264, 9780765388100 (pbk.), 9780765330345 (pbk.), 0765388103 (pbk.), 0765330342 (pbk.)
Reading Level
UG
Level 5.6, 13 Points
Lexile measure
970

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Subtitle taken from jacket.
Description
This is the remarkable story of one endearing dog's search for his purpose over the course of several lives. More than just another charming dog story, this touches on the universal quest for an answer to life's most basic question: Why are we here? Surprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctious golden haired puppy after a tragically short life as a stray mutt, Bailey's search for his new life's meaning leads him into the loving arms of 8 year old Ethan. During their countless adventures Bailey joyously discovers how to be a good dog. But this life as a beloved family pet is not the end of Bailey's journey. Reborn as a puppy yet again, Bailey wonders, will he ever find his purpose? Heartwarming, insightful, and often laugh out loud funny, this book is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog's many lives, but also a dog's eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This story teaches us that love never dies, that our true friends are always with us, and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose.
Target Audience
970,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning,UG,5.6,13.0,140940.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cameron, W. B. (2010). A dog's purpose: [a novel for humans] . Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cameron, W. Bruce. 2010. A Dog's Purpose: [a Novel for Humans]. New York: Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cameron, W. Bruce. A Dog's Purpose: [a Novel for Humans] New York: Forge, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cameron, W. Bruce. A Dog's Purpose: [a Novel for Humans] Forge, 2010.

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