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Rotten

By Michael Northrop   

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9780545495882 Paperback
256 Pages | 5.467" x 8.263" | Ages 12 & Up

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545495875 Hardcover
256 Pages | 5.83" x 8.54" | Ages 12 & Up

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9780545495899 Ebook
256 Pages | Ages 12 & Up

A troubled teen. A rescued Rottweiler. An unlikely friendship.

JD Dobbs is back in town after spending the summer "upstate." No one believes his story about visiting his aunt, and it's pretty clear that he has something to hide. It's also pretty clear that his mom made a new friend while he was away — a rescued Rottweiler that JD immediately renames Johnny Rotten (yes, after that guy in the Sex Pistols). Both tough but damaged, JD and Johnny slowly learn to trust each other, but their newfound bond is threatened by a treacherous friend and one snap of Johnny's powerful jaws. As the secrets JD has tried so hard to keep under wraps start to unravel, he suddenly has something much bigger to worry about: saving his dog. This is a heart-stealing story about a boy and his dog from New York Times bestselling author Michael Northrop.

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