A crisis … a rescue … a daring pursuit…

A heart-wrenching and ultimately uplifting story about Sam, a 14-year-old girl from a struggling homeless family, who is already involved in petty crime.

She must face her own fears and her sense of what is right, to defy a dangerous drug criminal, and rescue starving dogs and their pups from an inhumane backyard breeder.

Written by Susan Brocker

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An insight into life of the less fortunate and the cruelty of the puppy farming racket set in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Suan Brocker’s love of animals is evident in this heart- warming story of how one girl can make a difference.

For readers aged 10+ (with consideration for their reading level and ability to read about challenging situations like dog fighting, crime and drugs).

Meet the Kiwi author

Susan BrockerFind out more about Tauranga author Susan Brocker on her author page.

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Dimensions19.8 × 12.8 cm


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Paperback edition

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Scholastic NZ

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