When life knocks you flat on your back, and you know
you've had enough, try telling that to a dog demanding his
Jay Walker is a fake. He acts full when starved and
happy when sad. How else is a guy who has a deadbeat for a
mother and a sister battling cancer supposed to feel? And
isn't walking a pet just a chore? Too bad the dog doesn't
know that. The dog lives in the now, embraces life to the
fullest and gives his whole heart when offering love.
Off Leash is unique because it showcases issues of
poverty that transcend countries, age and color.
Alternatively told between the POV of both Jay and the dog,
Ollie, it shows the reader how a boy who wants a job to
make some quick cash so he can buy food for his
cancer–stricken sister struggles with trying to do
the right thing in a world that has treated him wrong since