A female collie mix, so beautiful, all gold and white and dirty; sheâs in the last cage on the aisle, curled up quiet, watching everything â but when I get too close she goes completely crazy, biting at the bars, herself, anything in reach, until I back off and away. Her growlâs like ripping metal, jagged, dangerous, and strong . . . Donât mess with me, that growl says. I may be in a cage but I can still bite.
Rachel is happiest when sheâs volunteering at the animal shelter, especially after she meets the feral collie she names Grrl: theyâre both angry and alone. When a teacher encourages her to write about the dog, Rachel finds another outlet for her pain and frustration. Writing about Grrl is easy. But teaching Grrl to trust her is a much tougher task. And when Griffin, the new boy in school, devises a plan to bring Grrl home, Rachel finds that the dog isnât the only one who must learn to trust.
Kathe Koja offers a raw and emotional tale about a girl who risks breaking out of her own cage to find the help she needs.
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