When a cat arrives in the shed behind his house, Brad decides to keep it despite his father's strict no-pets rule, and when the cat has two kittens and one dies, Brad and his little brother become desperate to save the second kitten.
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New York Public Library Children's Books, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 1994
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