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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

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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the friendship between Marine Major Brian Dennis and Nubs, a pack leader of wild dogs in Iraq who bonded with Dennis, but when Dennis was relocated seventy miles away and could not bring the dog with him, Nubs traveled across the freezing desert to find his human 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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
335087
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Children, October 2010
  • School Library Journal, December 2009
  • Booklist starred, October 2009
  • Publisher's Weekly, November 2009
  • Horn Book, April 2010
  • Kirkus Review, October 2009
  • Christian Library, February 2010
  • Wilson's Children
  • School Library Journal
  • Booklist starred
  • Publisher's Weekly
Dewey number
  • 636.7/092/9
  • [E]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 3.0
  • K-3
  • K-3
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
LC call number
SF426.5
LC item number
.D456 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
750
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
primary
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
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
21412153
Dimensions
23 x 29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[42] p.
Isbn
9780329786489
Isbn Type
(Follett bdg.)
Lccn
2009003808
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • (rplri)69801
  • (IMchF)fol12494935
Label
Nubs : the true story of a mutt, a Marine & a miracle, Brian Dennis, Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery
Publication
Control code
21412153
Dimensions
23 x 29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[42] p.
Isbn
9780329786489
Isbn Type
(Follett bdg.)
Lccn
2009003808
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • (rplri)69801
  • (IMchF)fol12494935

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