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The Adventures of Little Dog Koko

Little Dog Koko - Book 1   Koko

    Koko, a small breed of dog called a Shih Tzu, lived with a little old lady he called Mama for the first three years of his life. One day Mama became very sick and was taken to the hospital. She left a large sum of money to her great nephew, Stewart, to take care of Koko if something should happen to her. But when she passed away, Stewart abandoned Koko in a park. 
    This is the story of how Koko was suddenly forced to tackle life on his own -- with no food, water, or shelter. He met lots of dangers along the way, like mean dogs, vicious coyotes, scary dogcatchers, and even life-threatening injuries. Sometimes Koko made friends, but, as time went by, it began to look like nobody would ever give him a good home... 

Comments and Reviews:

 "I just finished reading The Adventures of Little Dog Koko and I loved it! In fact I couldn't put it down. Like the other books J.R. has written it has something for everyone: chapter cliffhangers, humor, a touch of mystery, bullying, excitement, friendship and teamwork.
While reading it, I kept thinking, "This is home alone for dogs!" There's plenty of action and adventure, some very funny scenes, and I love the justice that prevails at the end. Five stars! "

   - Susan Magee-Bibi (Youth Services Cordinator for Berks County Public Libraries, Berks County, Pa.)