A Dog's Way Home by Bobbie Pyron

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Daddy says, "Most folks got a north star in their life—something that gives their life extra meaning. Mine is music."

Without even thinking, I say, "Mine is Tam."

Abby knows that Tam, her Shetland sheepdog, is her north star, and she's pretty certain she's his, too. But when an accident separates Abby and Tam, it feels as though all the stars have fallen out of the sky and nothing will ever be right again. As the days between them turn to weeks, then months, dangers and changes fill up Abby's and Tam's lives. Will they ever find their way home to each other?

Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains, A Dog's Way Home is an unforgettable tale of the many miles, months, and mountains that divide two loyal friends—but that can't possibly keep them apart.


About Bobbie Pyron

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Bobbie Pyron calls A Dog's Way Home "my own personal love letter to all the great, classic dog books I've read and loved—and to all the dogs I've loved too." As a part-time librarian, Bobbie enjoys sharing dog stories and books of all kinds with readers. Bobbie is also the author of The Ring, a teen novel about the world of competitive boxing. When she's not writing, working as a librarian, or volunteering with animal rescue organizations, Bobbie and her dogs Boo, Teddy, and Sherlock can often be found walking in the woods of Park City, Utah, with her husband, Todd.
Published February 22, 2011 by Katherine Tegen Books. 341 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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When a car accident sends Tam careening out of the truck and lands Abby in the hospital, they spend the rest of the novel separated by hundreds of miles in winter, seeking one another.

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Abby Whistler is traveling back from a dog show when a terrible accident occurs, and her dog, Tam, is thrown from the truck.

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they sit down together to see if there are any visions of Tam, and Meemaw sees that Tam is alive and searching for Abby.

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