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Dog Diaries #7: Stubby, Klimo, Kate

Dog Diaries #7: Stubby

Authors: Klimo, Kate
Series: Dog Diaries
Lexile: 660
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
BISAC/Subject: JUV002070, JUV016150, JUV016080
Grade: 2 - 12
ISBN: 9780385392457, Related ISBNs: 0385392435, 0385392443, 0385392451, 9780385392433, 9780385392440
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 160
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis: A scrappy stray becomes one of the greatest dogs in military history!
 
Stubby the war dog narrates the story of his life--from his days as a stray to his time on the battlefields of France! Adopted by Private John Robert Conroy in 1917 when the dog wandered into training camp, Stubby soon became the mascot for the 26th Yankee division--even learning how to salute! When the men were shipped out for France, Conroy smuggled Stubby on-board . . . and the rest is the kind of incredible true story that dog-crazy middle graders sit up and beg for! By the end of the war, Stubby had served in 17 battles, been injured by mustard gass and grenade; found and captured a German spy; shaken hands with Woodrow Willson; and become the first dog given rank in the United States Armed Forces!

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