Truman the Dog, Book 1 in the My Furry Foster Family Series, by Debbi Michiko Florence, illustrated by Melanie Demmer
The Takano’s family’s first rescue pet is a dog Kaita name’s Truman—for tricks and trouble! Any dog owner will lough-out-loud as Truman goes through all the difficulties of being in a scary, new situation, and readers will cheer Kaita on as she win his heart and trust... read more on this and all four titles in the series.
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Purple Dragonfly Book Award, Best Interior Design
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Gale/Cengage Learning’s Book Review Index
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BookExpo/ALA Combined Book Exhibit, ALA Summer Conference 2019
New Title Showcase, BookExpo America 2019
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Faculty Instructor, PENCON, May 3-5, 2018, Grand Rapids, MI
The Sixth Annual Storytelling Festival at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum celebrates family stories, Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Feb. 2-3, 2018, 10 am - 4 pm
Grand Rapids Christian Middle School, "How a Book is Made" & "Discernment in the Media," January 2018
Kazoo Books Author Hop, Dec. 10, 2017, 11 am-1 pm
SCBWI MI-PAL event, Kazoo Books, Kalamazoo, MI, 2-4 pm
SCBWI-MI Merry Mitten Holiday event, Barnes & Noble, Brighton, MI, Dec. 1, 2017, 6-9 pm
Barnes & Noble, Brighton, MI: Meet eight local children's book authors during Education Appreciation Days organized through the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Michigan Chapter, Published and Listed Authors (SCBWI-MI PAL), Aug. 5, 2-4 pm