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Just when sixteen-year-old Cameron thinks he's going to straighten out his troubled life, his parents break up and he ends up living on the street with his dog, Ozzie. He meets a girl named Mackenzie, who has been sleeping in a pup tent in the park. With her help, he tries to survive on the street and continue with school, despite the new challenges in his life.

Finding a safe place for them to crash at night is difficult, and panhandling for money isn't as easy as it looks. Cameron learns that Mackenzie has her own emotional baggage to deal with, and life for a kid with a dog and no home gets even more challenging. After Mackenzie gets into some real trouble, Cameron realizes he needs to come up with a realistic solution if they are going to survive the turbulence.
Publisher: Victoria, B. C. : Orca Book Publishers, c2013
ISBN: 9781459805224
Branch Call Number: FIC Choyc
Characteristics: 130 p


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Sep 25, 2016

i am a 12 year old girl who is interested in homelessness and peoples experiences of homelessness. I think this book is very powerful for pretty much anyone but i do recommend it for teens because it is a quick easy read. Maybe thats why i wanted to read it because it was not too hard but it still kept me interested. The two main characters had a lot of challenges, some of them being that they were only 16 and that one of them did not go to school. She was very mysterious, getting lots of money while the guy went to school. But then when he was done with school he panhandled with his dog. The book is about all the ups and downs they go through.

Jul 14, 2016

I recommend this book to anyone to read it because it was very heartbreaking story and you will learn a lesson from this book not to take stupid actions toward your parents and your own life just because what you believe is true and can be better than the life you have been living with your parents. Also it can teach you how whatever action you take in your life can impact you in different ways.

Mar 15, 2014

About how quickly a teen's life can change when the parents split up and forget to provide for their teen . Sad book but the reality of a lot of young people of today. Could have had a better , concluding ending than it did .

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Jul 14, 2016

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Jul 14, 2016

This book is about how a teenager named Cameron ended up on street with his beloved dog named Ozzie and a girl named Mac who also was displaced from her house because of her parents uncomfortable relationship. And Cameron's mom cheated on her husband 's friend ,Nick. his father also had lost his job. As a result Cameron lived on he street with his dog and refused to live with his parents because their life was in a mess.


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