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Hachiko Waits free pdf ""What a good dog you are. What a fine dog you are. Hachi, you are the best dog in all of Japan."" Professor Ueno speaks these words to his faithful dog before boarding the train to work every morning. And every afternoon, just before three o'clock, Hachi is at the train station to greet his beloved master. One day, the train arrives at the station without the professor. Hachi waits.
For ten years, Hachi waits for his master to return. Not even Yasuo, the young boy who takes care of Hachi, can persuade him to leave his post.
Hachiko Waits, a novel inspired by a true story, brings to life the legendary Akita who became a national symbol for loyalty and devotion. This is a must-read for dog lovers of all ages.

About Leslea Newman

Leslea Newman is a poet, an animal lover, and the author of "Runaway Dreidel!," "Cats, Cats, Cats!," "Daddy's Song," and other picture books. Her awards include the Parents' Choice Silver Medal and a Poetry Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She has a B.S. in education from the University of Vermont and a Certificate of Poetics from Naropa Institute, where she was Allen Ginsburg's apprentice. She has worked as a preschool teacher, secretary, waitress, freelance reporter, and sales clerk, and now teaches writing for children and young adults at Spalding University. She lives in western Massachusetts.Machiyo Kodaira is a native of Tokyo, Japan, and a graduate of Parsons School of Design. Hachi's story was Ms. Kodaira's first book for young readers."

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Author : Leslea Newman
Publisher : Square Fish
Data Published : 23 December 2008
ISBN : 0312558066
EAN : 9780312558062
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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