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How to Steal Dont miss Barbara OConnors other middle-grade work–like Wish; Wonderland; Greetings from Nowhere; Fame and Glory in Freedom Georgia; The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester; and more! Half of me was thinking Georgina dont do this. Stealing a dog is just plain wrong. The other half of me was thinking Georgina youre in a bad fix and you got to do whatever it takes to get yourself out of it. Georgina Hayes is desperate. Ever since her father left and they were evicted from their apartment her family has been living in their car. With her mama juggling two jobs and trying to make enough money to find a place to live Georgina is stuck looking after her younger brother Toby. And she has her heart set on improving their situation. When Georgina spots a missing-dog poster with a reward of five hundred dollars the solution to all her problems suddenly seems within reach. All she has to do is borrow the right dog and its owners are sure to offer a reward. What happens next is the last thing she expected. How to Steal a Dog is a 2008 Bank Street – Best Childrens Book of the Year. This title has Common Core connections. How to Steal a Dog – by