From acclaimed author Charlotte Pomerantz comes this sweet, compassionate story with universal appeal about a little girl's longing for a pet.
Grandfather never lets Marisol even pet stray dogs, but when she finds Pancho sitting outside their house in the hills of Puerto Rico, she is determined to keep him. Grandfather worries about fleas and ticks. But Marisol persuades him to feed the dog leftovers from dinner. Can she convince him to give this outside dog a home?
This Level 3 I Can Read book is geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Set in Puerto Rico, the story contains several Spanish vocabulary words, and a glossary of definitions and pronunciations.