Suburban Mosaic

Notes from the Dog

Notes from the Dog

By Gary Paulsen

Grades 4 - 5 Title

Finn is a loner and plans on spending his summer reading and not talking to a lot of people. His life changes when Johanna moves in next door. She is battling cancer and loves gardening. Johanna makes a difference in the lives of Finn, their families, and neighbors. Everyone pulls together to support Johanna and discovers something about themselves in the process.

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