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Daring dogs : 30 true tales of heroic hounds / Kimberlie Hamilton ; illustrations by Allie Runnion, Andrew Gardner, Becky Davies [and 14 others].

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  • ISBN: 9781338618037 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 151 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2020

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Eat, play, love -- What happened when -- Antis, the dog who could fly -- They also served -- Arthur, Amazon adventurer -- Trailblazers with tails -- Ashley Whippet, phenomenal Frisbee dog -- Dogspotting for beginners -- Bobbie, cross-country trekker -- Droolworthy destinations -- Brandy, disaster-averting bomb dog -- Scent-sational sniffers -- Buddy, America's first seeing eye dog -- Hounds who love to help -- Caesar, companion to a king -- Royal rovers -- Fortune, Napoleon's pint-size nemesis -- Yankee doodle dawgs -- Hachiko, famously faithful -- Friends fur-ever -- Jock, the Bushveld's legendary hero -- Incredible (but true) dog facts -- Jofi, Freud's furry assistant -- Work like a dog! -- Judy, courageous prisoner of war -- Khan, four-legged war hero -- (Wo)Man's best friend -- Laika, first canine cosmonaut -- Superstars of science -- Mari, inspirational earthquake survivor -- The dog from nose to tail -- Nipper, adorable advertising icon -- Oddball, Aussie penguin protector -- Why do dogs do that? -- Pompey, the pug who saved a prince -- Rico, the Albert Einstein of dogs -- How many dogs does it take... -- Rin Tin TIn, Hollywood hound -- Film stars with fur -- Robot, treasure-hunting terrier -- Sallie-Ann Jarrett, civil war mascot -- Sergeant Stubby, World War I's top dog -- Bowwow wow! -- Smoky, four pounds of courage -- Pick-of-the-litter books -- Station Jim, Victorian-age charity collector -- Swansea Jack, famous Welsh lifeguard -- Digital dogs -- Taro and Jiro, alone in the Antarctic -- Mutts with guts -- Titina, North Pole pioneer -- Togo, Alaska's greatest sled dog -- Heroic hounds -- Trakr, Ground Zero hero -- The K-9s of 9/11 -- 10 ways to help hounds in need -- Daring dogs timeline -- Glossary -- Why do dogs do that? Quiz answers -- Fur-ther reading -- About the author -- About the illustrators.
Summary, etc.:
Meet the most extraordinary dogs in the world in this illustrated book of mini-profiles, from the first cloned pup to canine war heroes and beyond. Dive into the exciting stories of 30 of the most amazing pooches in history with animal rights activist Kimberlie Hamilton. Alongside colorful illustrations, Daring Dogs tells the incredible stories of Smoky, a four-pound Yorkie who served in World War II; Laika, the first dog to launch into space; and many more inspiring canines from around the world. Filled with fun quizzes and dog-based trivia, this is a perfect entry point to history for dog lovers.
Subject: Dogs > Anecdotes > Juvenile literature.
Working dogs > Juvenile literature.
Service dogs > Juvenile literature.
Animal heroes > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Illustrated works.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Victoria J 636.7 Ham 38080500297906 Juvenile Available -
Victoria J 636.7 Ham 38080500297914 Juvenile Available -

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