Paws of Courage: True Tales of Heroic Dogs that Protect and Serve

Paws of Courage: True Tales of Heroic Dogs that Protect and Serve


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Modern wars recruit more than just human soldiers. Our canine companions also serve in the line of duty and under fire, whether helping police protect our home turf or accompanying soldiers on missions abroad. Readers will cheer for the hero dogs featured in this collection, profiled with stunning photos and inspiring tales of bravery, friendship, heroism, and devotion. Their touching stories are sure to inspire animal lovers everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426323775
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 04/12/2016
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 581,617
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: 1110L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

NANCY FURSTINGER has been speaking up for animals since she learned to talk, and she hasn't shut up yet. She is the author of many books on her favorite topic: animals! Nancy has been a feature writer for a daily newspaper, a managing editor of trade and consumer magazines, and an editor at two children's book publishing houses. She shares her home with big dogs and house rabbits (all rescued), and also volunteers and fosters pets for several animal organizations. This is her first book for National Geographic.

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Paws of Courage: True Tales of Heroic Dogs that Protect and Serve 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Ariesgrl More than 1 year ago
Starting with World War I, Nancy Furstinger takes readers on a journey through history and the incredible stories of service dogs. From combat, to search and rescue, to defending the home front, dogs have proven to be the perfect partners, as they are willing to risk their lives in order to protect and bring humans home safely. They also offer companionship and give crews positivity, during dark times. The beautiful pictures will delight every animal lover’s heart and allow this to be a read, the whole family will enjoy. These courageous dogs deserve medals, honor and respect. Nancy Furstinger also provides information for how readers can get involved and help make a difference in these furry heroes’ lives. Note: This review was originally posted on the Ariesgrl Book Reviews website.