Ginger Pye

ginger pye

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HMH Books for Young Readers April 2017 (Originally published by Harcourt 1951)

1952 Newbery Medal Winner

Meet the marvelous Pyes— There is Mrs. Pye, the youngest mother in town; Mr. Pye, a famous bird man, who handles all the nation’s important bird problems; Rachel Pye, who is so reasonable she can make unreasonable ideas sound like good ones; Jerry Pye, who knows about rocks of all sorts and plans to grow up to be a rock man; Uncle Bennie, who is Jerry and Rachel’s uncle—even though he’s only three years old. Lastly is Ginger Pye, the “intellectual dog,” who Jerry bought for a hard-earned dollar. The most famous pup in all of Cranbury, Ginger knows tons of tricks, is as loyal as he is smart, and steals the hearts of everyone he meets . . . until someone steals him!---from the publisher

320 pages                          978-0544927810                      Ages 8-12

Keywords:  family, birds, dogs, pets, loss, stealing, Newbery Medal, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old

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