"Lendroth brings the right ingredients, offering a tale that challenges gender stereotypes and showcases an intergenerational bond, but overall, it's a disappointing execution to a promising start. (Picture book. 3-7)"
"An author's note provides a photo of Dorsey with his mail pouches and good historical information, including the fact that Nellie is fictional. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Set in the silver-mining camps of California's Mojave Desert in 1885, this is the semi-factual story of Dorsey, a remarkable Border collie who carried the United States mail between Bismarck and Calico.
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