Tango is a Yorkshire Terrier who is used to the good life: doggy massages, fancy grooming, an expensive silver collar and charm, special shoes for his daily walks, and being shown off at luxurious parties. Tango has it made…until his owners take him sailing. A fierce storm strikes, and Tango goes overboard. After a while at sea, Tango, now freezing, starving, and sick, washes up on Prince Edward Island, a long way from his home in New York City. No one knows his name or where he’s from. They don’t even know if he’ll survive, but Tango is determined to make it back to the home he once knew.
McKenna Skye is a girl without a home. She lives in a shed behind her uncle’s house, but she knows that even that small comfort is temporary. She needs to save up enough money to get to Toronto, where her favorite foster mother now lives. But how? With some much-needed help, McKenna begins to make and sell enchanted candles, and the money starts coming in. Will McKenna make enough to get her where she wants to go? Or will she finally find a home that she’s always needed.
Augusta Smith is a retired schoolteacher who is set in her ways, but fate has brought two beings into her life that will force her to change a bit. A little dog who is fighting for survival and a girl who has never had a true home will make Augusta—or Miss Gustie, as everyone knows her—rethink her life. Maybe she does have room in her life for a little dog and a runaway girl. But can she hold on to these two souls who seem so determined to go on their ways. Can Miss Gustie show them that she needs them as much as they need her?
Read Tango: The Tale of an Island Dog by Eileen Beha to learn how one small dog can change the world around him. Will he make it back home to New York, or will he find that a new home was waiting for him all along?