The Trouble with Zinny Weston
|Authors: ||Koss, Amy Goldman|
|Publisher: ||Penguin Young Readers Group|
Synopsis: Zinny Weston has been Ava's best friend since the moment they met. Ava loves animals, but Zinny's idea of a pet is a fur coat. When the Weston’s get a fishpond in their backyard, Ava thinks Zinny might finally be turning into an animal lover. Then a raccoon starts eating the fish, and soon the rumors start flying. What did Mrs. Weston do to eliminate her raccoon trouble? Who ratted on her to Animal Protection? Drawn into a battle with her best friend, Ava wonders: Can they ever be friends again? This novel blends sensitivity and humor in this thought-provoking and often hilarious story about animal rights and friendship.
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