It's Like This Cat Author:Emily Neville My father is always talking about how a dog can be very educational for a boy. This is one reason I got a cat. Dave Mitchel and his father yell at each other alot, and whenever the fighting starts, Dave's mother gets an asthma attack. That's when Dave storms out of the house. Then Dave meets Tom a strange boy who helps him rescue Cat. Cat i... more »ntroduces Dave to Mary a wonderful girl from Coney Island. Slowly Dave comes to see the complexities in people's lives and to understand himself and his family a little better.
Emily Nevill is also the author of The Seventeenth Street Gang and Berries Goodman. She is a Winner of the Newberry Medal« less