Sergeant Stubby: How A Stray Dog And His Best Friend Helped Win World War I And Stole The Heart Of A Nation by Ann BausumSergeant Stubby: How A Stray Dog And His Best Friend Helped Win World War I And Stole The Heart Of A Nation by Ann Bausum

Sergeant Stubby: How A Stray Dog And His Best Friend Helped Win World War I And Stole The Heart Of…

byAnn BausumForeword byDavid E. Sharpe

Paperback | May 5, 2015

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Meet Sergeant Stubby: World War I dog veteran, decorated war hero, American icon, and above all, man's best friend. Stubby's story begins in 1917 when America is about to enter the war. A stowaway dog befriends Private James Robert "Bob" Conroy at the Connecticut National Guard camp at Yale University and the two become inseparable. Stubby also wins over the commanding officer and is soon made an official member of the 102nd Infantry of the 26th division. What follows is an epic tale of how man's best friend becomes an invaluable soldier on the front lines and in the trenches, a decorated war hero and an inspiration to a country long after the troops returned home.
ANN BAUSUM has written nine National Geographic books for young readers during the past 12 years. Her publication list features six works of social justice history, two presidential history reference books, and a photobiography. She has won numerous awards, including a Sibert Honor Award from the American Library Association and three ...
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Title:Sergeant Stubby: How A Stray Dog And His Best Friend Helped Win World War I And Stole The Heart Of…Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8.92 × 5.92 × 0.66 inShipping dimensions:8.92 × 5.92 × 0.66 inPublished:May 5, 2015Publisher:National Geographic SocietyLanguage:English

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"Is the appeal of this book greater for dog lovers or military-history buffs? It’s a toss-up, because the book’s charm simply radiates off the page in all directions." --Booklist