Emma and her puppy, Dixie, are inseparable after-school friends.
But when Emma starts preparing for her class's production of The Wizard of Oz, Dixie feels left out. She wants to romp and play, but all Emma wants to do is memorize her lines in peace and quiet. Dixie does not understand.
Dixie, the mischievous puppy who is trying to be good, will be embraced by beginning readers.