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Combat-Wounded Dogs

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From the front lines of battle to the recovery process at home, Combat-Wounded Dogs shines a spotlight on real-life dog heroes that have been injured while serving their country during wartime. Kids will discover the role dogs play in the military and learn how they are treated when harmed in the line of duty. Readers will also learn about a new hospital that recently open ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2009 by Bearport Publishing (first published 2009)
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Twin Text: Combat Dogs


Combat-Wounded Dogs by Sunita Apte

1. Soldier Dog by Sam Angus, 2012.

2. Dogs are always a popular theme, no matter what grade. I find that my older students love action, drama and war books, thus the criteria for selecting Soldier Dog. The story, set during World War I, features a young boy who runs away from a difficult family situation. He joins the military in hopes of finding his brother. He is placed in War Dog School where he trains his “charges” to becom
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Dog Heroes is right. Such amazing acts these wonderful dogs and their handlers perform. I'm glad to hear that they no longer put down the dogs once they are done with their military service. And it's nice to hear actual stories about these dogs.
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Sunita Apte is a children's book author living in Brooklyn, New York, with fellow writer Michael Sandler and their two children, Laszlo and Asha. When she's not writing books for kids, she likes to cook and travel the world.
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