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  • Published: New York : Henry Holt, 2004.
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 96 p. : ill. : 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 770

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0805073361 (hc : alk. paper)
  • 9780805073362 (hc : alk. paper)

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Hachiko waits

by Newman, Lesléa.

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Call number: Y Fiction / Newman, Lesléa

Available Copies: Downtown Youth

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Professor Ueno's loyal Akita, Hachiko, waits for him at the train station every afternoon, and even after the professor has a fatal heart attack while at work, Hachiko faithfully continues to await his return until the day the dog dies. Based on a true story; includes an author's note and glossary of Japanese words.

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Beautifully written novel. Definitely a must read.

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