3 edition of Dogs on Duty: Soldiers Best Friends on the Battlefield and Beyond found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||Sep 04, 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 89 p. :|
|Number of Pages||87|
nodata File Size: 2MB.
Common Core connection: Students will analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas. [a] clear-eyed, smartly organized book.
" -- Booklist, starred review on Dogs on Duty "This lively, bursting-with-color volume covers the life of the canine forces from puppy to MWD to retirement. The book is nonfiction and would tie in well with many units like animals or history.where, when, why, and how key events occur. Dogs have been a part of military operations since ancient times, but more recently they have been specially trained to make full use of their special abilities. I wish this book spent a little more time talking about the dogs from WWI and WWII, but overall So a few months ago I was listening to NPR and they were talking about this exact topic.
" -- Kirkus Reviews, on Dogs on Duty "A moving portrayal of the powerful human-canine partnership. On the radio they interviewed some families who volunteered dogs into WWII. See details for additional description. Rationale: Both of these stories involve dogs that have military ties or military family background.
A natural pick for dog-lovers, but most readers will be caught in the little-known stories of these previously unsung heroes.
I am glad I have a copy for my classroom.
But this was really a notch above most kids books.
Throughout American History, dogs have been an active part of the military.