Meet Charlie is based on a true story from author Julia Black's childhood. The dog appeared one summer day and became not only a member of the Kennedy family, but part of the Vine Street Gang. Charlie was a loving and loyal companion with characteristics you find in a best friend. After the passing of her father and more recently her mother, Julia realized this special story needed to be shared with everyone. Charlie and the Vine Street Gang had many wonderful adventures, so watch for future reading fun!