Dewey's Nine Lives

Dewey's Nine Lives

The Legacy of the Small-town Library Cat Who Inspired Millions

Book - 2010
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The cat that captured America's hearts returns, to share more of his special brand of magic.

Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World was a blockbuster bestseller and a publishing phenomenon. It has sold nearly a million copies, spawned three children's books, and will be the basis for an upcoming movie. No doubt about it, Dewey has created a community. Dewey touched readers everywhere, who realized that no matter how difficult their lives might seem, or how ordinary their talents, they can-and should-make a positive difference to those around them. Now, Dewey is back, with even more heartwarming moments and life lessons to share.

Dewey's Nine Lives offers nine funny, inspiring, and heartwarming stories about cats--all told from the perspective of "Dewey's Mom," librarian Vicki Myron. The amazing felines in this book include Dewey, of course, whose further never-before-told adventures are shared, and several others who Vicki found out about when their owners reached out to her. Vicki learned, through extensive interviews and story sharing, what made these cats special, and how they fit into Dewey's community of perseverance and love. From a divorced mother in Alaska who saved a drowning kitten on Christmas Eve to a troubled Vietnam veteran whose heart was opened by his long relationship with a rescued cat, these Dewey-style stories will inspire readers to laugh, cry, care, and, most importantly, believe in the magic of animals to touch individual lives.

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Publisher: New York : Dutton, c2010
ISBN: 9780525951865
Branch Call Number: ANF 636.800929 MYR
Characteristics: 306 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Witter, Bret
Alternative Title: Dewey's 9 lives


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Sep 01, 2016

I loved this story! Like the first Dewey book, but not much about Dewey. But the other stories were amazing and heartwarming. I found it very interesting but I cried during quite a few of them. Diffidently for cat lovers and highly recommended.

Jul 23, 2015

All the stories were really good and sweet but all made me cry. I had to quit reading it

Feb 24, 2015

Not as good as the original, in my opinion. I didn't get past the first few chapters/stories.

Jul 01, 2013

I love this book and i have read it many, many times.Ive laughed and cried but i would recomend it to anyone i meet.

Jane60201 Mar 31, 2013

Kind of a "Chicken Soup..." book. An easy read but it gets a little too heartwarming for me.

Feb 02, 2013

This is a great follow up to the first Dewey book. It was nice to read of other cats like Dewey that were lovingly devoted to their human counterparts. There is not that much more on Dewey here however I did not mind that at all. He already had an entire book devoted to him and the author of both this book and the first made another great read to experience. As I said in a comment made about the Original Dewey book its meant for cat lovers I believe although its probably a fine read for others alike.

Incinerated_Newt Mar 07, 2011

A collection of short stories about people whose lives were impacted by Dewey. Personally, I think I would have liked a few more actually about Dewey, even if it made for a longer book, but it was a cute read.

debwalker Jan 16, 2011

More heartwarming stories of how Dewey the library cat changed people's lives for the better.

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Jul 20, 2016

blue_panda_3537 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 99


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