A Pit Bull Puppy Gets a Second Chance
Publication Date: May 10, 2011
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When Michael Vick's dog fighting ring was discovered, more than forty dogs were rescued. But their struggle was far from over. Most animal advocates believed the former fighting dogs were too damaged to save, but Audie and his kennel mates would prove them wrong when public outcry and the publicity surrounding Michael Vick's punishment won them a chance at a happy life. Teaming up once again with William Muñoz, photo-essay veteran Dorothy Hinshaw Patent gives an emotional account of one dog's heartwarming story, showing how Audie, who was only a puppy when he was rescued, was rehabilitated, adopted, and now enjoys the love he deserves.
DOROTHY HINSHAW PATENT has written more than a hundred books-mostly nonfiction and photo-essays for children-including When the Wolves Returned, an ALA Notable Children's Book, and The Right Dog for the Job, which earned a starred review from School Library Journal.
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WILLIAM MUÑOZ has taken the photographs for more than eighty books, many of them written by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, including most recently The Right Dog for the Job.
"This polished photo-essay by frequent collaborators Patent and Muñoz will tug at the heartstrings of readers. Muñoz's crisp, candid photos include many endearing shots of Audie—both solo and interacting with humans and other rescued dogs. Bright backgrounds and captionlike commentary keep this uplifting and informational book lively." –Publishers Weekly