cover image Dog Friday

Dog Friday

Hilary McKay. Aladdin Paperbacks, $5.99 (133pp) ISBN 978-0-689-81765-6

On the Yorkshire coast, a boy overcomes his fear of dogs when a starving mutt needs his help. ""Snappy dialogue, an animated plot and a singularly refreshing crew of characters mark this fetching novel,"" said PW in a starred review. Ages 8-12. (Oct.)