Stay!

Stay! This Is The Story Of A Dog Who Tells His Own Tale As A Pup He Is Separated From His Mother And Siblings This Unusual Dog Learns About Living On The Dangerous Streets And Even Makes Up Poetry He Finds Human Friends, Has The Chance To Win Fame And Fortune, And Is Given The Name Keeper Through It All Keeper Can T Forget His Long Lost Little Sister If Only They Could Be Together Again, Life Would Be Perfect But An Old Enemy Is Watching And Waiting To Make His Move Throughout This Lighthearted Saga Of The Narrator S Dog Days, The Author Proves She Is As Well Versed In Animal Behavior As In Human Sensibilities Publishers Weekly

Taken from Lowry s website I ve always felt that I was fortunate to have been born the middle child of three My older sister, Helen, was very much like our mother gentle, family oriented, eager to please Little brother Jon was the only boy and had interests that he shared with Dad together they were always working on electric trains and erector sets and later, when Jon was older, they always Taken from Lowry s website I ve always felt that I was fortunate to have been born the middle child of three My older sister, Helen, was very much like our mother gentle, family oriented, eager to please Little brother Jon was the only boy and had interests that he shared with Dad together they were always working on electric trains and erector sets and later, when Jon was older, they always seemed to have their heads under the raised hood of a car That left me in between, and exactly where I wanted most to be on my own I was a solitary child who lived in the world of books and my own vivid imagination.Because my father was a career military officer an Army dentist I lived all over the world I was born in Hawaii, moved from there to New York, spent the years of World War II in my mother s hometown Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and from there went to Tokyo when I was eleven High school was back in New York City, but by the time I went to college Brown University in Rhode Island , my family was living in Washington, D.C.I married young I had just turned nineteen just finished my sopho year in college when I married a Naval officer and continued the odyssey that military life requires California Connecticut a daughter born there Florida a son South Carolina Finally Cambridge, Massachusetts, when my husband left the service and entered Harvard Law School another daughter another son and then to Maine by now with four children under the age of five in tow My children grew up in Maine So did I I returned to college at the University of Southern Maine, got my degree, went to graduate school, and finally began to write professionally, the thing I had dreamed of doing since those childhood years when I had endlessly scribbled stories and poems in notebooks.After my marriage ended in 1977, when I was forty, I settled into the life I have lived ever since Today I am back in Cambridge, Massachusetts, living and writing in a house dominated by a very shaggy Tibetan Terrier named Bandit For a change of scenery Martin and I spend time in Maine, where we have an old it was built in 1768 farmhouse on top of a hill In Maine I garden, feed birds, entertain friends, and readMy books have varied in content and style Yet it seems that all of them deal, essentially, with the same general theme the importance of human connections A Summer to Die, my first book, was a highly fictionalized retelling of the early death of my sister, and of the effect of such a loss on a family Number the Stars, set in a different culture and era, tells the same story that of the role that we humans play in the lives of our fellow beings.The Giver and Gathering Blue, and the newest in the trilogy Messenger take place against the background of very different cultures and times Though all three are broader in scope than my earlier books, they nonetheless speak to the same concern the vital need of people to be aware of their interdependence, not only with each other, but with the world and its environment.My older son was a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force His death in the cockpit of a warplane tore away a piece of my world But it left me, too, with a wish to honor him by joining the many others trying to find a way to end conflict on this very fragile earth.I am a grandmother now For my own grandchildren and for all those of their generation I try, through writing, to convey my passionate awareness that we live intertwined on this planet and that our future depends upon our caring , and doing , for one another

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  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Stay!
  • Lois Lowry
  • English
  • 06 September 2018
  • 0440415241

10 thoughts on “Stay!

  1. says:

    Es una historia encantadora que me llam mucho la atenci n por la portada y por la autora, que es Lois Lowry, la autora de mi libro favorito del 2015 El dador de recuerdos La historia est contada en primera persona por un perrito que es muy inteligente y tiene la capacidad de e...

  2. says:

    Man I thought this book was really good When I first looked at the cover I thought this book was going to be all sorts of easy but boy was I wrong This book has a lot of big words such as pretentious or unobtrusive There are even French words in there After I finished this book, I realized that I shouldn t judge a book by its cover This story first takes place between a board fence at the end of an alley beside the back door of a French restaurant It is a book about this male dog that g Man I thought this book was really good When I first looked at the cover I thought this book was going to be all sorts of easy but boy was I wrong This book has a lot of big words such as pretentious or unobtrusive There are even French w...

  3. says:

    I can tell how perfect his tail is, too This story is good and nice enough to smile and cry

  4. says:

    A nice fiction autobiography of Keeper s life styles, many names, and poems On his first life style he lives the life of a feral pup who likes pasta and makes an enemy Scar , who will appear off an on though out the book The second life style he picks is a homeless man and they both make money the homele...

  5. says:

    My 8 year old son and I just read this book aloud and are utterly charmed by it Lowry s sophisticated yet accessible style is captivating for adults and children alike Her sense of humor is extraordinary We laughed ...

  6. says:

    this a good story for people who love animals

  7. says:

    I read this book in first grade with my mom when I was in Spain so it has sentimental value but it is a nice little story.

  8. says:

    I m going to put this book in my tub of dog stories, but it s going to take a pretty special 4th grader who will be able to deal with Keeper s advanced vocabulary.

  9. says:

    I love how she used the B word correctly.

  10. says:

    When I first saw this book I thought it would be a very easy read because of the simplistic cover I was incorrect about the book being easy for students because there is a wide source of vocabulary being used This story is told from a dog s perspective, and his name is Keeper Keeper constantly has problems that he has to overcome, but he is constantly doing it with his nose and tailed held high Throughout the...

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