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Woof by Spencer Quinn

Book Summary

Told from the perspective of a large shaggy dog adopted from a shelter at the book’s opening, this is the story of a stolen, stuffed, prize-winning marlin, and Birdie and Bowser’s efforts to solve the mystery.

There are two more books in the Birdie and Bowser series, and a different series of mysteries about Chet and Bernie by this author.
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Book Review

Bowser is a great example of healthy growth mindset in action. It's possible some readers might tire of the viewpoint, but I thought it was handled well and overall, a charming guide through the story.

Topics and Themes for this book:

  • Mystery; Crime
  • Dogs
  • Community Relationships
  • Growing Up
  • Self-Reliance
  • Louisiana

Discussion Questions for this book:

The best discussion questions, of course, are generated by and contemplated by readers. These questions are designed to avoid major spoilers about the book, and to provide a starting point for teachers, parents, and student reading groups.

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