Baghdad Pups

Overview

In 2007, U.S. Army Sgt. Edward Watson was stationed in Iraq. One day, his regiment went on patrol and spotted a tiny black-and-white puppy. The soldiers brought him back to their base and named him Charlie. Sergeant Watson knew that keeping pets was against military rules, yet he saw how much Charlie lifted everyone's spirits. Was there a way to save the tiny pup and give him a new life in the United States?

Charlie was the first dog rescued by a program called Operation Baghdad...

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Overview

In 2007, U.S. Army Sgt. Edward Watson was stationed in Iraq. One day, his regiment went on patrol and spotted a tiny black-and-white puppy. The soldiers brought him back to their base and named him Charlie. Sergeant Watson knew that keeping pets was against military rules, yet he saw how much Charlie lifted everyone's spirits. Was there a way to save the tiny pup and give him a new life in the United States?

Charlie was the first dog rescued by a program called Operation Baghdad Pups. Look inside to learn how this bold program helped Charlie and other dogs stay with the soldiers they befriended in Iraq by finding ways to send the dogs to the soldiers' homes in America.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617721502
  • Publisher: Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2011
  • Series: Dog Heroes Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 7 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 920L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

A Wartime Secret 4

No Buddy Left Behind 6

A Cause Is Born 8

A Deadly Surprise 10

Safety Measures 12

Easing the Pain 14

Team Effort 16

Dogs on Duty 18

Sad and Glad 20

A Daring Rescue 22

Power of the People 24

The Work Goes On 26

Just the Facts 28

Common Breeds: Baghdad Pups 29

Glossary 30

Bibliography 31

Read More 31

Learn More Online 31

Index 32

About the Author 32

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