Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog

By BAUSUM, Ann

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ISBN
9781426314865 9781426314872
Publisher
National Geographic


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on April 1, 2014  |  Grades 5 and Up

Gr 4–7—Stubby, a terrier of unknown origin, found his way to the training grounds in New Haven, CT, as recruits were preparing to ship off to battle in Europe at the height of World War I. Dogs have had a special place beside their human companions throughout history, and Stubby is no different. He attached himself to J. Robert Conroy, one of the recruits, and they became an inseparable team for the rest of Stubby's life. Smuggled aboard a naval ship with the young soldiers, the dog lived the life of any soldier: sleep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2014

When his "closest comrade," doughboy Robert Conroy, shipped out from Newport News in 1917 for the French front, it was only natural that Stubby wou...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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