Annotations for Hound Dog True


Baker & Taylor
Mattie, a shy fifth-grader, wants to hide at her new school by acting as an apprentice to her Uncle Potluck, the custodian, but only when her plan falls apart does she begin to see how one small, brave act can lead to finding a friend who is "hound dog true." From the author of A Crooked Kind of Perfect.

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Baker & Taylor
Mattie, a shy fifth-grader, wants to hide out at her new school by acting as apprentice to her Uncle Potluck, the custodian, but her plan falls apart when she summons the courage to speak about what matters most and finds a true friend.

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Houghton

Acclaimed author Linda Urban captures the sweet humor and tenderness of finding one's voice and making a friend, even when that seems impossible.



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Houghton

"Do not let a mop sit overnight in water. Fix things before they get too big for fixing." Fifth-grader Mattie Breen writes it all down. She has just one week to convince Uncle Potluck to take her on as his custodial apprentice before school starts. As his apprentice, she'll have important work to do during lunch and recess . . . work that will keep her safely away from other fifth-graders. But when Mattie's plans come crashing down, she ends up with a friend who is hound dog true.

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