Michael was four when his relentless campaign for a dog began. His parents, Janet and Rich, were steadfast; bringing a dog into their fast-paced New York City lives was utterly impractical. On Thanksgiving weekend, however, Huck, a sweet, mischievous toy poodle, joins the family and wins everyone's hearts.... A few months later, the family ventures to baseball's spring training, leaving Huck with Janet's sister in Ramsey, New Jersey. Barely 24 hours into the trip, Janet receives the dreaded phone call: Huck has slipped through the backyard fence and run away.
"I love animal stories, especially dogs."