- 2015 INDIES Winner
- Honorable Mention, Picture Books, Early Reader (Children's)
Did you know bullies can hurt dogs too? This is the story of a puppy named Frank who lived on Bad Alley. When Frank is abused he turns into Crocka Dog and things get ugly. Elwood, just a boy, shows Frank love and affection. Crocka Dog changes and shows us all that just a little kindness can do wonders. Ross Van Dusen is an artist in the North Valley of Albuquerque. Beautifully illustrated it will entertain and teach children and adults for many years.