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The case of the runaway dog
Preller, James.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Scholastic, [1999]

Physical Description:
74 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Reading Level:
410 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.1 1.0 34925.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 2.1 3 Quiz: 18827 Guided reading level: N.
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X Juvenile Fiction Easy Fiction

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It's almost Thanksgiving. But Jigsaw isn't thankful. His dog Rags is missing. Jigsaw and Mila are sniffing out clues, and they won't stop until they find the drooling dog. A puzzle and activity-filled mystery with line drawings.

Author Notes

James Preller was born in 1961 in Wantagh New York. He attended college in Oneonta, New York. After graduating from college in 1983, he was employed as a waiter for one year before being hired as a copywriter by Scholastic Corporation, where he was introduced through their books to many noatable children's authors. This inspired him to try writing his own books. He published his first book, entitled MAXX TRAX: Avalanche Rescue, in 1986. His other titles include: Justin Fisher Declares War!, A Pirate's Guide to First Grade, Feiwel and Friends, and Before You Go, Feiwel and Friends.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

1. Pilgrims and Turkeysp. 1
2. The Search for Ragsp. 7
3. A Strange Witnessp. 13
4. Home Alonep. 18
5. Room 201p. 23
6. The Animal Rescue Shelterp. 30
7. A Visit from Milap. 37
8. The Green Threadp. 43
9. The Mystery Girlp. 49
10. Proof!p. 57
11. Family Reunionp. 63
12. Thanksgivingp. 68