Get this from a library! Oogy : the dog only a family could love. [Larry Levin] -- The story of a friendly, severely injured puppy who had been used as a bait dog in dog fights, and the family who adopted him.
Oogy was tied to a stake and used as bait for a Pit Bull. The left side of his face including most of his ear was torn off. He was bitten so hard a piece of his lower jaw was crushed. Afterward, he was thrown into a cage and left to bleed to death.
The Book Thief, Markus Zusak: The book is narrated by death, so right away you know it’s going to make you think about the time we have on Earth. And as you’ll be reminded by reading this, time is precious. << I had read this and it's my favorite book
Nineteen Minutes Jodi Picoult's best novel and most riveting book yet, with a startling and poignant story about the devastating aftermath of a school shooting told through the eyes of many characters:students, mothers, police, the shooter.
One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians.