Dogs of War

By Sheila Keenan; Sheila Kennan; Nathan Fox (Illustrator)
(Graphix, Hardcover, 9780545128872, 208pp.)

Publication Date: October 2013

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Description
Sheila Keenan's captivating stories, paired with Nathan Fox's stunning art, bring the heroic military actions of man's best friend to life
Some war heroes heard the wind whistling over a hidden trip wire.
Some war heroes sniffed out a sniper 1,000 yards away.
Some war heroes stood tall . . . on four legs
DOGS OF WAR is a graphic novel that tells the stories of the canine military heroes of World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War. This collection of three fictional stories was inspired by historic battles and real military practice. Each story tells the remarkable adventures of a soldier and his service dog and is rendered with fascinating and beautiful detail, bringing to life the faithful dogs who braved bombs, barrages, and battles to save the lives of countless soldiers.
Based on the real-life roles of military dogs that served as Red Cross rescuers, messengers, scouts, search-and-rescue teams, sentries, and mascots, DOGS OF WAR captures both the adventure and the devastation brought on by war, as well as the celebrations of life and friendship between boys and their dogs.



About the Author
Sheila Keenan is an established author of fiction and nonfiction, including "Greetings from the 50 States; Animals in the House: A History of Pets and People; O, Say Can You See? America's Symbols, Landmarks, ""and""Inspiring Words; and Gods, Goddesses, and Monsters: A Book of World Mythology." Her book, "Dogs of War", is a graphic novel of historical fiction based on the role of dogs in the military.



Nathan Fox scored 179 on the LSAT, and taught for over two years with one of the big prep companies. He started Fox Test Prep because he wanted to simplify the curriculum and focus more on the things that really translate into higher scores: fundamentals, confidence, and a happy, focused mindset on test day.
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