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Dewey : the small-town library cat who touched the world / Vicki Myron, with Bret Witter.

Authors: Myron, Vicki.
Call number: 636.8 MYR
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2008.
Publication date: 2008.
Subject: Dewey (Cat)
Cats -- Iowa -- Spencer -- Biography.
Library cats -- Iowa -- Spencer -- Biography.
Title: Dewey : the small-town library cat who touched the world / Vicki Myron, with Bret Witter.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: viii, 277 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents note: Introduction: Welcome to Iowa -- The coldest morning -- A perfect addition -- Dewey Readmore Books -- A day in the library -- Catnip and rubber bands -- Moneta -- Grand Avenue -- A cat's best friends -- Dewey and Jodi -- A long way from home -- Hide-and-seek -- Christmas -- A great library -- Dewey's great escape -- Spencer's favorite cat -- Iowa's famous library cat -- Dewey in the modern world -- Puss in books -- The world's worst eater -- Dewey's new friends -- What makes us special? -- Dewey goes to Japan -- Memories of Mom -- Dewey's diet -- The meeting -- Dewey's love -- Loving Dewey -- Epilogue: Last thoughts from Iowa.
Notes: Some copies have 297 pages.
Summary note: The story of Dewey Readmore Books, the beloved library cat, starts in the worst possible way. Only a few weeks old, on the coldest night of the year, he was stuffed into the book return slot at the Spencer, Iowa, Public Library. He was found the next morning by library director, Vicki Myron, a single mother who had survived the loss of her family farm, a breast cancer scare, and an alcoholic husband. Dewey won her heart, and the hearts of the staff, by pulling himself up and hobbling on frostbitten feet to nudge each of them in a gesture of thanks and love. For the next nineteen years, he never stopped charming the people of Spencer with his enthusiasm, warmth, humility (for a cat), and, above all, his sixth sense about who needed him most.--From publisher description.
Added author: Witter, Bret.
ISBN: 9780446407410
0446407410
9780446407427 (pbk.)
LCCN: 2008004498
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1162033
Bib No.: 1162033

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