Making Scents by Arthur Yorinks

Into the Wild

Read Making Scents Online Free - Mickey isn't quite like his brothers and sisters. They're all stronger, faster, and have a much better sense of smell. That s because his "brothers and sisters" are dogs bloodhounds, to be exact. Mickey s mom and dad are crazy about canines. Their dogs are the loves of their lives and their livelihood. So, naturally, they re raising their son as if he was a dog, and Mickey wants nothing more than to make his parents proud.

Just as Mickey is mastering the art of sniffing, a tragic accident forever changes his happy family. Mickey is sent to live with relatives he's never met, relatives who are not fond of kids . . . and who hate dogs!


Title : Making Scents
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ISBN : 159643452X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 112 pages


Melki rated it ★★★☆☆

July 28, 2017

. . . you're a kid not an animal, and you have to start acting like one. Mickey was raised to be like his "brothers and sisters" who just happen to be bloodhounds. It's taken him a while, but over the years he's developed quite a sense of smell. But now he's being forced to go live with relatives...

Maggie rated it ★★★☆☆

October 09, 2017

Making Scents is a bizarre little graphic novel. I think it will appeal to kids much more as they won't spend all their time going "whut". The story involves a happy family with mom, dad, and many siblings. One of those kids is a human, the rest are dogs, all raised happily together! As dogs. It'...

Beth rated it ★☆☆☆☆

August 21, 2017

Odd is the only word I can think to describe this graphic novel. I have no idea how to talk about this one, or even what grades to booktalk it in. I feel like it would have been better if it had been more on the fantasy/fun side and not so serious. It is definitely going to take the right kid to...

Oda rated it ★★★★☆

August 25, 2017

It was weird, I'm not really sure what the moral or the point of the story was but regardless I did enjoy reading it.

Katie rated it ★☆☆☆☆

August 09, 2017

A very quirky tale about a boy raised with dogs who is trained to have an exceptional sense of smell. I think this might have been just a bit too out there for me. Mickey was difficult to relate to and his uncle and aunt were hard to like. Maybe if it had been slightly longer I would have felt li...

Becky rated it ★★★☆☆

June 17, 2017

When a couple who raises bloodhounds has a son, they decide to raise him pretty much like one of their bloodhounds. He is taught to track things by scent, he calls the dogs his brothers and sisters, and he frequently does things the way they do. This isn’t much of a problem until he goes to schoo...

Barbara rated it ★★★☆☆

August 06, 2017

Mickey Spitz has a very unique upbringing since he's raised with several bloodhounds. His parents make a living through those dogs with their keen sense of smell. Not surprisingly, Mickey grows up to be more dog than boy, and he follows the lead of his canine sisters and brothers in learning to l...

Erica rated it ★★☆☆☆

September 13, 2017

If this becomes a series, and Mickey Spitz learns how to direct his "superpower" - a developed skill at sniffing things out and picking up on his own and others' feelings - to foil criminals and uncover mysteries, it could be great. I liked the artistic style and think it will appeal to the 7- to...

Cierra rated it ★★★★☆

July 13, 2017

Summary: a 50s inspired comic following a boy named Mickey who is adopted into a brood of bloodhounds and two human parents. Tragedy strikes, and Mickey's world is turned upside down, though eventually he is able to prove the greatness of his sniffs (I mean gifts), to his not so animal loving aun...

Mary Lee rated it ★★★☆☆

July 26, 2017

A boy is raised as a dog and learns to use his nose to read the world by scent. (Learning to live up to parental expectations, or nature vs nurture or parallel to autism?) He has a hard time at school, and his mom has to advocate that the school accept him for who he is and the talents he has (it...

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