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- Families can talk about the dogs' plot to steal from a hot dog vendor. Because they're strays, they need to find food on their own. Given their circumstances, is it OK for them to steal?
- The narrator occasionally breaks into the story to speak directly to the reader. Do these asides enhance or interrupt the story?
- Stick Dog tries to be patient, but his friends become exasperated with him for shooting down their ideas. In what ways is he a good leader? Does being a leader interfere with his friendships?
- Author: Tom Watson
- Illustrator: Ethan Long
- Genre: Humor
- Topics: Cats, Dogs, and Mice, Friendship
- Book type: Fiction
- Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
- Publication date: October 8, 2013
- Publisher's recommended age(s): 8 - 12
- Number of pages: 224
- Available on: Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
- Last updated: June 20, 2019
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