I love you like crazy cakes

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Publisher:
Little, Brown,
Pub. Date:
©2000.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 3.8 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 710L
Description
Socrates Fortlow, an ex-convict forced to define his own morality in a lawless world, confronts wrongs that most people would rather ignore and comes face-to-face with the most dangerous emotion: hope. It has been nine years since his release from prison, and he still makes his home in a two-room shack in a Watts alley. But he has a girlfriend now, a steady job, and he is even caring for a pet, the two-legged dog he calls Killer. These responsibilities make finding the right path even harder - especially when the police make Socrates their first suspect in every crime within six blocks.--BOOK JACKET. "In each chapter of Walkin' the Dog, Socrates challenges a different conundrum of modern life. In "Blue Lightning, " he is offered a better-paying job but has to consider whether the extra pay is worth the freedom he would have to give up. In "Promise, " he keeps a vow made long ago to a dying friend, and learns that a promise to one person can mean damage to another. In "Mookie Kid, " he gets a telephone and,learns that the price of being able to reach others is that others can contact him - whether he wants to be reached or not."--BOOK JACKET. "Walkin' the Dog builds to a stunning climax as Socrates takes on a rogue cop who has terrorized his neighborhood."--BOOK JACKET.
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ISBN:
9780316570541
9780316525381
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.8, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 710L
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Grouped Work ID 6711e8a0-8d49-5810-15f1-be2b40695a48
Grouping Title i love you like crazy cakes
Grouping Author lewis rose a
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-03-19 23:28:45PM
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subject_facet Adoption -- Fiction, Adoption -- Juvenile fiction, Babies -- Fiction, Children's audiobooks, Infants -- Juvenile fiction, Intercountry adoption -- Fiction, Intercountry adoption -- Juvenile fiction
title_display I love you like crazy cakes
title_full I love you like crazy cakes / written by Rose Lewis ; illustrated by Jane Dyer
title_short I love you like crazy cakes
topic_facet Adoption, Babies, Infants, Intercountry adoption