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Distinguished Dogs
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791090396
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-9039-8
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $28.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea Clubhouse
  • Published: 06/01/2007
  • Dewey Number: 636
  • Reading Level: Grades 3-5
  • Pages: 80

Summary

Working dogs can be heroes—just like people. In Distinguished Dogs, learn how a Port Authority Police K-9 put his life on the line protecting the World Trade Center from bombs; military working canines save soldiers on the battlefield; sled dogs help stop a disease from spreading in Nome, Alaska; and Newfoundland dogs pull drowning victims from the water. Discover how handlers train these courageous canines and how the dogs put the lessons to work to save lives.

Specifications

Full-color photographs. Glossary. Further reading. Web sites. Bibliography. Index.

About the Author(s)

Marie-Therese Miller holds a B.A. in psychology and an M.A. in writing from Manhattanville College. She has written nearly 100 nonfiction articles and stories for Girls' Life and Guideposts for Kids, among other publications. Miller also contributed a story to Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul 2. She lives in Salt Point, New York.

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