Whippoorwill by Joseph Monninger.
HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 2015
List Price: $17.99
Review: Claire hears the chinking of WallyÕs chain on the pole next door. ItÕs not even that she likes dogs; she just doesnÕt think anything should have to go through what he has. Eventually Claire convinces Danny, WallyÕs owner that Wally is a good dog deserves to be treated like it. Claire, and Danny develop feelings for each other, but what happens when DannyÕs abusive father gets tired of Wally? Read Whippoorwill by Joseph Monninger to find out.
Junior high, and high school kids will love Whippoorwill because of all of the crazy plot twists, and the plot and writing is done so well that even adults will love Whipporwill just as much as kids. Author Joseph Monninger really knows how to write from all different points of view, almost as if he was living the story. This book shows that a little kindness goes a long way. Whippoorwill has everything you might want in a book, an adorable dog, sad start, and just a hint of romance.
Review written by Emma (6th grade student).
We would like to thank Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for providing a copy of Whippoorwill for this review.
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