Dog 4491 (Hardcover)
Thanks to a mysterious combination of events, a dog named Sophie travels from the year 1926 to the present, where she follows a boy Sam home from school. Through a bit of sleuthing, Sam and his outspoken grandfather Horace discover the old neighborhood Sophie has apparently come from. With Sophie's help, Sam travels back to 1926 to meet Sophie's owner, another 11 year-old named Rollie. The two boys discover they have a lot in common including the notorious Cheesebro gang that has terrorized their city of Enterprise in both time periods Together, the new friends hatch a plot to stop the corruption, crime, and blight that has afflicted their city and pave the way for a brighter, revitalized future.
About the Author
Sneed B. Collard III has written more than fifty books for young people, and was the 2006 winner of the prestigious Washington Post-Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award for his body of work. His well-known nonfiction titles include "The Prairie Builders Reconstructing America's Lost Grasslands; Shep Our Most Loyal Dog; Pocket Babies and Other Amazing Marsupials; Wings; Teeth; and Reign of the Sea Dragons." Sneed is also the author of three popular novels, "Dog Sense, Flash Point, Double Eagle".