The Return

The Return

Book - 2012
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The heart-pounding conclusion to the DOGS OF THE DROWNED CITY trilogy brings the dogs home -- but can they go back to being pets?

Shep and his pack have survived a terrible storm and fought off a pack of vicious wild dogs. Now the dog pack must face their greatest challenge yet: finding their way back to their families.

Now that the humans have returned to the city, Shep knows he wants to find his boy. But there are so many other dogs to help, and so many dangers along the way. Worst of all is Shep's fear -- now that he's learned to live Outside, will he be able to find happiness again as a pet?

"Curl up with your kibble and savor this incredible story of dogs left behind when a hurricane sweeps through their city. This page-turner follows stalwart Shep and intrepid Callie, who despite her 'yapper' size is up to her muzzle in courage, as this extraordinary canine duo braves their new environment and forms a new pack. Dayna Lorentz has delivered a book with bite--and with a great heart."

Kathryn Lasky, author of The Guardians of Ga'Hoole and Wolves of the Beyond
Publisher: Scholastic, 2012
ISBN: 9780545276474
Branch Call Number: JF LORE

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eileenmoran67
Nov 11, 2014

DON'T READ THIS BOOK. I REPEAT DO NOT READ THIS BOOK. If you are someone who has read the other two books and wants to read the third one, don't read it because it has a terrible ending and it will ruin the whole series. I understand that the last book left you hanging so I have decided to make a fake ending for those of you who want to know what happens. Here it is:

Shep and the remains of the pack go to this place with tones of cages full of all sorts of pets. They are able to rescue Callie, Blaze, and a Cocker spaniel(Named Ozzie) that Dover insists on rescuing, but they don't have time to help anyone else. Shep and his pack then journey away from the city into the countryside. They soon find a barn near a farm, that they want to use as shelter. A cat named Bear lives in the barn. She tells Fuzz, and Fuzz tells the pack, that the humans no longer use the barn. Fuzz convinces Bear to let the dogs stay at the barn, and she agrees. The barn turns out to be the perfect base tor the dogs, Lots of space, no vicious dogs, lots of prey to hunt. Since the pack is smaller Callie and Shep aren't under so much pressure. The dogs are truly happy in their new home. Fuzz becomes good friends with Bear, and is happy to be around another cat. Callie and Ozzie become good friends, and Blaze and Shep are together as always. I hope you enjoyed my ending and I hope you like it enough to not read the real book. :-)

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