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The Resource Nubs : the true story of a mutt, a Marine & a miracle, Brian Dennis, Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery

Nubs : the true story of a mutt, a Marine & a miracle, Brian Dennis, Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery

Label
Nubs : the true story of a mutt, a Marine & a miracle
Title
Nubs
Title remainder
the true story of a mutt, a Marine & a miracle
Statement of responsibility
Brian Dennis, Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery
Creator
Contributor
Joint author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of a wild dog who befriended Marine Major Brian Dennis in Iraq, and, when they were separated, trekked seventy miles through the desert winter to rejoin his friend
Summary
Tells the true story of a mutt named Nubs, who was befriended by a marine on duty at the Iraqi border and became so devoted to the marine that he followed him on foot to his next post more than seventy miles away
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • Beverly Cleary Children’s Choice Award (Oregon), 2012.
  • Buckaroo Book Award (Wyoming), 2012.
  • California Young Reader Medal, Picture Books for Older Readers, 2013.
  • Colorado Children's Book Award, Picture Book, 2011.
  • Delaware Diamonds (book award), Primary (Grades K-2), 2011.
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Grades K-3, 2013.
  • Goldfinch Award (Iowa), 2014.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 2-3, 2010.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2011.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2011.
  • Show Me Readers Award (Missouri), 2012.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
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335087
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dennis, Brian
Dewey number
636.70929
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Interest level
LG
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750
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
Reading level
4.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Larson, Kirby
  • Nethery, Mary
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True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
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  • Dogs
  • Dog owners
  • Iraq War, 2003-
  • Dogs
  • Dog owners
  • Iraq War, 2003-
Target audience
primary
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the true story of a mutt, a Marine & a miracle
Label
Nubs : the true story of a mutt, a Marine & a miracle, Brian Dennis, Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn311309920
Dimensions
23 x 28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780316053181
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009003808
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)311309920
Label
Nubs : the true story of a mutt, a Marine & a miracle, Brian Dennis, Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery
Publication
Control code
ocn311309920
Dimensions
23 x 28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780316053181
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009003808
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)311309920

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