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Estimated Ship Date is September 19, 2023

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Author: Katherine Applegate, Gennifer Choldenko

Illustrator: Wallace West

Estimated Ship Date: September 19, 2023

A humorous and moving middle-grade, illustrated novel about a shelter that houses stray dogs—and robot dogs!—from powerhouse authors Katherine Applegate and Gennifer Choldenko.

Dogtown is a shelter for stray dogs, misbehaving dogs, and discarded robot dogs whose owners have outgrown them.

Chance, a real dog, has been in Dogtown since her owners unwittingly left her with irresponsible dog-sitters who skipped town.

Metal Head is a robot dog who dreams of being back in a real home.

And Mouse is a mouse who has the run of Dogtown, pilfering kibble, and performing clever feats to protect the dogs he loves.

When Chance and Metal Head embark on an adventure to find their forever homes, there is danger, cheese sandwiches, a charging station, and some unexpected kindnesses along the way.

From beloved authors Katherine Applegate and Gennifer Choldenko, Dogtown is at once an uplifting story and a page-turning adventure, sure to find a forever home in readers’ hearts.