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A dog's purpose : [a novel for humans]
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Series:
Dog's purpose volume 1.
Published:
New York : Forge, 2010.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
319 pages ; 22 cm.
Rating:
970
Status:
Goodlettsville - Adult Fiction
Fiction Cameron
Hermitage - Adult Fiction
Fiction Cameron
Description

A Dog's Purpose --the #1 New York Times bestseller and major motion picture --is a perfect gift to introduce dog lovers to this wonderful series.

Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog's Purpose , from director Lasse Hallström ( The Cider House Rules , Dear John , The 100-Foot Journey ), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.

The family film told from the dog's perspective also stars Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Peggy Lipton, Juliet Rylance, Luke Kirby, Pooch Hall and Dennis Quaid. A Dog's Purpose is produced by Gavin Polone ( Zombieland , TV's Gilmore Girls ). The film from Amblin Entertainment and Walden Media will be distributed by Universal Pictures. Screenplay by W. Bruce Cameron & Cathryn Michon and Audrey Wells and Maya Forbes & Wally Wolodarsky.

Heartwarming, insightful, and often laugh-out-loud funny, A Dog's Purpose is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog's many lives, but also a dog's-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This moving and beautifully crafted story teaches us that love never dies, that our true friends are always with us, and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose.

Bailey's story continues in A Dog's Journey , the charming New York Times and USA Today bestselling direct sequel to A Dog's Purpose .

A Dog's Purpose Series #1 A Dog's Purpose #2 A Dog's Journey #3 A Dog's Promise

Books for Young Readers Ellie's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale Bailey's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale Molly's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale Max's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale Toby's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale Shelby's Story: A Dog's Way Home Novel The Rudy McCann Series The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man Repo Madness Other Novels A Dog's Way Home The Dog Master The Dogs of Christmas Emory's Gift

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780765326263, 0765326264, 9780765388100 (pbk.), 9780765330345 (pbk.), 0765388103 (pbk.), 0765330342 (pbk.)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.6, 13 Points

Notes

General Note
Subtitle taken from jacket.
Description
This is the remarkable story of one endearing dog's search for his purpose over the course of several lives. More than just another charming dog story, this touches on the universal quest for an answer to life's most basic question: Why are we here? Surprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctious golden haired puppy after a tragically short life as a stray mutt, Bailey's search for his new life's meaning leads him into the loving arms of 8 year old Ethan. During their countless adventures Bailey joyously discovers how to be a good dog. But this life as a beloved family pet is not the end of Bailey's journey. Reborn as a puppy yet again, Bailey wonders, will he ever find his purpose? Heartwarming, insightful, and often laugh out loud funny, this book is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog's many lives, but also a dog's eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This story teaches us that love never dies, that our true friends are always with us, and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose.
Target Audience
970,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning,UG,5.6,13.0,140940.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Cameron, W. B. (2010). A dog's purpose: [a novel for humans]. New York: Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Cameron, W. Bruce. 2010. A Dog's Purpose: [a Novel for Humans]. New York: Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Cameron, W. Bruce, A Dog's Purpose: [a Novel for Humans]. New York: Forge, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Cameron, W. Bruce. A Dog's Purpose: [a Novel for Humans]. New York: Forge, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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