Two stories in one book. “Thinking Big” is important to eight-year-old Jaime Osborn. Jaime has dwarfism. Her body will grow to average size, but her limbs will always be short. Jaime is one of the Little People of America. In ‘Mine for a Year” Doug the black Labrador is just a pup when he comes to spend a year with George and his foster family. Afterwards, Doug will become a guide dog for a blind person. Since George has problems with his eyes, its possible that he will need a dog guide one day. Ages 7 and up.
© 1986, 2000
Audience: Children, Parent