Mister Pepper's Secret
by Marian Hailey-Moss
Mia, an imaginative and grown-up fifth grader, befriends a dog, Mister Pepper who just happens to be of stone. With a bit of magic she and her dog Bubbles learn the secret of how Mr. Pepper, who was once a real live dog, became a statue. A heart warming story that may have the reader looking at the world in a different light.