9-year old Carl is not happy. His mother is moving him to Mexico. He doesn’t speak Spanish. He misses all of his favorite foods. He doesn’t have any friends. The idea is ridiculous. He’s desperately unhappy. When he starts finding sick and strayed dogs on the streets of Guanajuato- he finds out he’s not the only one who is miserable but did he find them in time or is it already too late?
37 pages of text
5,000 total words
Present tense 350 word vocabulary
Genre: Juvenile fiction