Baghdad Pups

Baghdad Pups

by Meish Goldish
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617721502
Publisher:
Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Series:
Dog Heroes Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
920L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 12 Years

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