Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle Brian Dennis

Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle

Author: Brian Dennis
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Book Title
Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle
Author
Brian Dennis
ISBN
9780316053181
Over 100,000 copies sold A true story of a marine and the miraculously loyal dog he befriends in Iraq. Nubs, an Iraqi dog of war, never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving. But Nubs's life changed when he met Marine Major Brian Dennis. The two formed a fast friendship, made stronger by Dennis's willingness to share his meals, offer a warm place to sleep, and give Nubs the kind of care and attention he had never received before. Nubs became part of Dennis's human "pack" until duty required the Marines to relocate a full 70 miles away--without him. Nubs had no way of knowing that Marines were not allowed to have pets. So began an incredible journey that would take Nubs through a freezing desert, filled with danger tofind his friend and would lead Dennis on a mission that would touch the hearts of people all over the world. Nubs and Dennis will remind readers that friendship has the power to cross deserts, continents, and even species.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Brian Dennis, Mary Nethery, Kirby LarsonPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublished: 11/01/2009ISBN: 9780316053181Pages: 48Weight: 1.00lbsSize: 8.75h x 11.30w x 0.40dAward: NAPPA Gold Awards - WinnerAward: Golden Sower Award - WinnerAward: Christopher Awards - WinnerAward: Maine Student Book Award - WinnerAward: Kentucky Bluegrass Award - WinnerAward: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - RecommendedAward: Volunteer State Book Awards - WinnerAward: Colorado Children's Book Award - WinnerAward: Delaware Diamonds Award - NomineeAward: Delaware Diamonds Award - WinnerAward: Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award - WinnerAward: Buckaroo Book Award - WinnerAward: California Young Reader Medal - WinnerAward: Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award - Honor BookAward: Show Me Readers Award - WinnerReview Citations: Booklist 10/01/2009 pg. 42Kirkus Review - Children 10/15/2009Publishers Weekly 11/09/2009 pg. 45People Weekly 11/16/2009 pg. 93School Library Journal 12/01/2009 pg. 97Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2010 - Below Average, With Minor FlawBookPage 11/01/2009Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 131872 / Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a MiracleReading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
Over 100,000 copies sold A true story of a marine and the miraculously loyal dog he befriends in Iraq.
Nubs, an Iraqi dog of war, never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving. But Nubs's life changed when he met Marine Major Brian Dennis. The two formed a fast friendship, made stronger by Dennis's willingness to share his meals, offer a warm place to sleep, and give Nubs the kind of care and attention he had never received before. Nubs became part of Dennis's human "pack" until duty required the Marines to relocate a full 70 miles away--without him. Nubs had no way of knowing that Marines were not allowed to have pets.

So began an incredible journey that would take Nubs through a freezing desert, filled with danger tofind his friend and would lead Dennis on a mission that would touch the hearts of people all over the world.

Nubs and Dennis will remind readers that friendship has the power to cross deserts, continents, and even species.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Brian Dennis, Mary Nethery, Kirby Larson
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: 11/01/2009
ISBN: 9780316053181
Pages: 48
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 8.75h x 11.30w x 0.40d
Award: NAPPA Gold Awards - Winner
Award: Golden Sower Award - Winner
Award: Christopher Awards - Winner
Award: Maine Student Book Award - Winner
Award: Kentucky Bluegrass Award - Winner
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Winner
Award: Colorado Children's Book Award - Winner
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Winner
Award: Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award - Winner
Award: Buckaroo Book Award - Winner
Award: California Young Reader Medal - Winner
Award: Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award - Honor Book
Award: Show Me Readers Award - Winner

Review Citations: Booklist 10/01/2009 pg. 42
Kirkus Review - Children 10/15/2009
Publishers Weekly 11/09/2009 pg. 45
People Weekly 11/16/2009 pg. 93
School Library Journal 12/01/2009 pg. 97
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2010 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw
BookPage 11/01/2009

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 131872 / Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle
Reading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
Over 100,000 copies sold A true story of a marine and the miraculously loyal dog he befriends in Iraq.
Nubs, an Iraqi dog of war, never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving. But Nubs's life changed when he met Marine Major Brian Dennis. The two formed a fast friendship, made stronger by Dennis's willingness to share his meals, offer a warm place to sleep, and give Nubs the kind of care and attention he had never received before. Nubs became part of Dennis's human "pack" until duty required the Marines to relocate a full 70 miles away--without him. Nubs had no way of knowing that Marines were not allowed to have pets.

So began an incredible journey that would take Nubs through a freezing desert, filled with danger tofind his friend and would lead Dennis on a mission that would touch the hearts of people all over the world.

Nubs and Dennis will remind readers that friendship has the power to cross deserts, continents, and even species.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Brian Dennis, Mary Nethery, Kirby Larson
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: 11/01/2009
ISBN: 9780316053181
Pages: 48
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 8.75h x 11.30w x 0.40d
Award: NAPPA Gold Awards - Winner
Award: Golden Sower Award - Winner
Award: Christopher Awards - Winner
Award: Maine Student Book Award - Winner
Award: Kentucky Bluegrass Award - Winner
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Winner
Award: Colorado Children's Book Award - Winner
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Winner
Award: Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award - Winner
Award: Buckaroo Book Award - Winner
Award: California Young Reader Medal - Winner
Award: Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award - Honor Book
Award: Show Me Readers Award - Winner

Review Citations: Booklist 10/01/2009 pg. 42
Kirkus Review - Children 10/15/2009
Publishers Weekly 11/09/2009 pg. 45
People Weekly 11/16/2009 pg. 93
School Library Journal 12/01/2009 pg. 97
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2010 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw
BookPage 11/01/2009

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 131872 / Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle
Reading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5