Craig & Fred Young Readers’ Edition: A Marine, a Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other

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HarperCollins #ad - Marine who met under the unlikeliest circumstances in Afghanistan—and who changed each other’s lives forever. As part of an elite team of marines, Craig Grossi was sent on his most dangerous assignment to the Sangin District of Afghanistan. And even though the marines have a rule against approaching strays, Craig couldn’t help but offer some food and a pat—and was shocked when the dog wagged his tail.

A heartwarming story of a stray dog and a U. S. And as craig tried to get acclimated to civilian life, Fred was there for him. This book tells the inspiring story of two friends who ultimately rescued each other, and the stubborn positivity and love that continue to shape their world. When the time came for craig to leave Afghanistan, he knew that Fred had to leave with him no matter what.

Craig & Fred Young Readers' Edition: A Marine, a Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other #ad - . He expected to face harsh conditions and violence from Taliban fighters. From that moment on, they were inseparable; whether out on missions or back at the base, the dog named Fred went along. What he didn’t expect was to meet a stray dog, filthy and covered in bugs, in a bomb-ridden district, with a big goofy head and little legs—a dog all on his own, but who carried himself with confidence.

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Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other

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William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - The uplifting and unforgettable true story of a US Marine, the stray dog he met on an Afghan battlefield, and how they saved each other and now travel America together, "spreading the message of stubborn positivity. In 2010, sergeant craig grossi was doing intelligence work for Marine RECON—the most elite fighters in the Corps—in a remote part of Afghanistan.

While on patrol, he spotted a young dog "with a big goofy head and little legs" who didn’t seem vicious or run in a pack like most strays they’d encountered. Grossi heard, "Looks like a 'Fred. The name stuck, and a beautiful, life-changing friendship was forged. Fred not only stole craig’s heart; he won over the RECON fighters, who helped Craig smuggle the dog into heavily fortified Camp Leatherneck in a duffel bag—risking jail and Fred’s life.

Looks like you made a friend, " another Marine yelled. After eating a piece of beef jerky Craig offered—against military regulations—the dog began to follow him. A poignant and inspiring tale of hope, resilience, and optimism, with a timeless message at its heart—"it is not what happens to us that matters, but how we respond to it"—Craig & Fred is a shining example of the power of love to transform our hearts and our lives.

Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other #ad - Today, from a swampy campground in a louisiana State Park to the streets of Portland, Craig and Fred are touching lives nationwide, Oregon, and everywhere in between. With the help of a crew of dhl workers, a sympathetic vet, and a military dog handler, Fred eventually made it to Craig’s family in Virginia.

Months later, when Craig returned to the U.

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A Dog Called Hope: A Wounded Warrior and the Service Dog Who Saved Him

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Atria Books #ad - A dog called hope is the incredible story of a service dog who brought a devastated warrior back from the brink and taught him how to be a true father. At this very dark, morgan found light: Napal, very low point, the black Labrador who would change his life forever. It is the story of napal, who built bridges between his wheelchair-bound battle buddy and the rest of able-bodied humankind.

. Humorous, intensely moving, and uplifting, Jason and Napal’s heartwarming tale will brighten any day and lift every heart. Lone survivor meets marley & me in this “inspiring and very moving” Bear Grylls, host of the hit TV show Man vs. Wild memoir of an extraordinary service dog whose enduring love brought a wounded soldier back to life.

A Dog Called Hope: A Wounded Warrior and the Service Dog Who Saved Him #ad - A decade ago, special forces warrior Jason Morgan parachuted into the Central American jungle on an antinarcotics raid. It is the story of jason, who found life’s true meaning with the help of his faithful companion. Military hospital with no memory of how he’d gotten there. Months later, he regained consciousness in a U.

S. The determined soldier responded, yes, “Sir, I will. After multiple surgeries, unbearable chronic pain, and numerous setbacks, Morgan was finally making progress when his wife left him and their three young sons.

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Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other

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Speck #ad - Looks like you made a friend, " another Marine yelled. Today, craig and fred are touching lives nationwide, from a swampy campground in a Louisiana State Park to the streets of Portland, Oregon, and everywhere in between. While on patrol, he spotted a young dog "with a big goofy head and little legs" who didn’t seem vicious or run in a pack like most strays they’d encountered.

A poignant and inspiring tale of hope, and optimism, resilience, with a timeless message at its heart—"it is not what happens to us that matters, but how we respond to it"—Craig & Fred is a shining example of the power of love to transform our hearts and our lives. Months later, when Craig returned to the U.

S. It was fred’s turn to save the wounded Marine from Post-Traumatic Stress. Grossi heard, "Looks like a 'Fred. The name stuck, and a beautiful, life-changing friendship was forged. Fred not only stole craig’s heart; he won over the RECON fighters, who helped Craig smuggle the dog into heavily fortified Camp Leatherneck in a duffel bag—risking jail and Fred’s life.

Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other #ad - After eating a piece of beef jerky Craig offered—against military regulations—the dog began to follow him. The uplifting and unforgettable true story of a US Marine, and how they saved each other and now travel America together, the stray dog he met on an Afghan battlefield, "spreading the message of stubborn positivity.

In 2010, sergeant craig grossi was doing intelligence work for Marine RECON—the most elite fighters in the Corps—in a remote part of Afghanistan.

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Finding Gobi: Young Reader's Edition: The True Story of One Little Dog's Big Journey

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Thomas Nelson #ad - In a town of more than 3 million people, the search seemed hopeless, but this tale of friendship will surprise and delight you as you find out what happens!Join the almost too-good-to-be-true story of hope, friendship, and beating incredible odds in Finding Gobi: The True Story of One Little Dog's Big Journey by Dion Leonard.

 . Just before they were about to leave, however, Gobi disappeared, setting off a worldwide search for the stray. The scrappy little pup ran mile after mile alongside Dion, through treacherous conditions and across raging rivers. He let her sleep in his tent and share his food, and eventually, his focus shifted from winning to the newfound friendship he and Gobi shared.

Finding Gobi: Young Reader's Edition: The True Story of One Little Dog's Big Journey #ad - They crossed the finish line together—not first, but together—and Dion decided to bring Gobi home to Scotland. Follow their unlikely friendship through the challenges of an 80-mile race and Dion’s struggle to bring Gobi home for good. Finding gobi: the true story of one little dog's big journey is the incredible true story of Dion Leonard, a New York Times bestselling author and athlete, who was befriended by a stray dog while running an ultramarathon through the Gobi Desert.

Bring home the incredible true story of a friendship so strong that it crosses the globe! You will love the inspiring tale of Gobi, a lost dog who kept pace with an ultramarathon runner, Dion Leonard, across a vast desert. Named for the desert in which he found her, Gobi became Dion’s closest companion for 77 miles of the 155-mile race across China.

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Bring Jade Home: The True Story of a Dog Lost in Yellowstone and the People Who Searched for Her

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Farcountry Press #ad - Surrounded by wolves and grizzly bears. Frigid nights. This story will melt your heart and renew your faith in dogs - and people. Alone. Starvation. Day after day, week after week. Predators. At night. A dangerous landscape. Despite their injuries and against doctor's orders, park employees, bring jade Home is the heartwarming tale of the owners, her owners David and Laura leave the Trauma Center to begin a desperate search - can they find Jade before it's too late? The perfect read for dog lovers and wilderness enthusiasts alike, and huge search effort to bring Jade home.

How far would you go to find your dog? Time is running out. Imagine your dog, suddenly lost in the wilds of Yellowstone National Park. Bring jade home is the gripping true story of Jade, a young Australian shepherd, who disappears into Yellowstone's wilderness after a horrific car wreck.

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War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love

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St. Martin's Griffin #ad - Her narrative gives us insight into the world of dogs in combat and the touching aspect of the relationship between soldiers and their dogs. Frankel explores the long, rich history of dogs in the US military, from the spirit-lifting mascots of the Civil War to the dogs still leading patrols hunting for IEDs today.

Frankel not only interviewed handlers who deployed with dogs in wars from Vietnam to Iraq, K-9 program managers, but top military commanders, combat-trained therapists who brought dogs into war zones as part of a preemptive measure to stave off PTSD, and veterinary technicians stationed in Bagram. St martin s Griffin.

War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love #ad - In this ya edition, rebecca frankel gives further insight into her work as a journalist and how it led her to explore the world of dogs and their handlers. In this special edition of war dogs, adapted specifically for a younger audience, Rebecca Frankel offers a riveting mix of on-the-ground reporting her own hands-on experiences in the military working dog world, and a look at the science of dogs’ special abilities―from their amazing noses and powerful jaws to their enormous sensitivity to the emotions of their human companions.

She makes a passionate case for maintaining a robust war-dog force. With a compelling cast of humans and animals, this moving book is a must read for all dog lovers.

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Rising Above: Inspiring Women in Sports

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Puffin Books #ad - Through hard work and determination, they rose above their circumstances and went on to conquer the sports world. This collection of mini biographies, complete with firsthand content drawn from in-depth interviews, is a source of inspiration and self-empowerment for kids and sports fans of all ages. Included in the book: venus and serena wiliams tennis, bethany hamilton surfing, Swin Cash basketball, Simone Biles gymnastics, Carli Lloyd soccer, Wilma Rudolph track and field, Ronda Rousey mixed martial arts, Mo'ne Davis Little League baseball, Elena Delle Donne basketball, and Kerri Strug gymnastics.

An inspiring, empowering collection of true stories of perseverance and resolve. Kirkus reviews St martin s Griffin. The inspirational real-life stories of superstar athletes Serena and Venus Williams, Carli Lloyd, and more! For sports fans, Simone Biles, aspiring athletes and readers of sports biographies.

Rising Above: Inspiring Women in Sports #ad - Some of the most accomplished and famous athletes in the world—tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams, Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles, World Cup superstar Carli Lloyd and others—faced earthshaking challenges in their youth. But they refused to give up.

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Saving Sadie: How a Dog That No One Wanted Inspired the World

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Citadel #ad - A triumphant tale of second chances that shows how patience, hope, compassion and love can truly transform lives. Modern dog   “i fell in love with Sadie as you will, too. Fern michaels   “saving Sadie will lift your spirit and open your heart. An uplifting story with tremendous heart. And before long, she discovered that sweet Sadie had transformed her life in ways she never could have imagined.

I couldn't put it down. Helen brown   joal derse dauer was donating blankets at a local no-kill shelter when an injured and despondent dog caught her eye. With three “fur babies” already at home, Joal wasn’t looking to adopt another dog. With patience, hope, and plenty of love, Joal saw her canine companion grow in strength and joy.

Saving Sadie: How a Dog That No One Wanted Inspired the World #ad - Joyous and inspiring, saving Sadie is a triumphant story about the power of unconditional love and second chances—for humans and animals alike. But there was something special about Sadie. A must-read. Jodee blanco   “what a wonderful book—moving and inspirational, touching and heartwarming. Sue pethick St martin s Griffin.

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Top Dog: The Story of Marine Hero Lucca

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Dutton #ad - A specialized search dog, lucca belongs to an elite group trained to work off-leash at long distances from her handler to sniff out deadly explosives. St martin s Griffin. Here, is the gripping account of lucca's adventures on and off the battlefields, including tense, in gritty detail, lifesaving explosives finds and rooftop firefights, as well as the bravery of fellow handlers and dogs they served with.

New american Library. Ultimately we see how the bond between Lucca and her handlers overcame the endless brutalities of war and the traumas such violence can inflict. Pilley, co-author of chaser: unlocking the genius of the Dog Who Knows a Thousand Words Maria Goodavage takes readers into the life of Lucca K458, a decorated and highly skilled military working dog.

Top Dog: The Story of Marine Hero Lucca #ad - The new york times bestselling author of secret service dogs and Soldier Dogs delivers the incredible, true story of K-9 Marine hero Lucca, and the handlers who fought alongside her through two bloody wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Maria goodavage knocks it out of the park in this fast paced, spell binding page turner" --John W.

Top dog is a portrait of modern warfare with a heartwarming and inspiring conclusion that will touch dog lovers and the toughest military readers. An extraordinary bond develops between Lucca and Marine Corps dog handlers Chris Willingham and Juan Rodriguez, in what would become a legendary 400-mission career.

She served alongside both Special Forces and regular infantry, and became so sought-after that platoons frequently requested her by name.

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No Better Friend: Young Readers Edition: A Man, a Dog, and Their Incredible True Story of Friendship and Survival in World War II

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - As they discover frank and judy's story in this specially adapted text, young readers will also learn about key World War II moments through informative and engaging sidebars, maps, photographs, and a timeline. Judy, who became the war's only official canine POW, was a fiercely loyal dog who sensed danger--warning her fellow prisoners of imminent attacks and protecting them from brutal beatings.

. The young readers' adaptation of the new york Times bestseller No Better Friend--the extraordinary tale of friendship and survival between a man and a dog in World War II. No better friend tells the incredible true story of Frank Williams, a purebred pointer, and Judy, a radarman in Britain's Royal Air Force, who met as prisoners of war during World War II.

No Better Friend: Young Readers Edition: A Man, a Dog, and Their Incredible True Story of Friendship and Survival in World War II #ad - St martin s Griffin. Frank and judy's friendship, an unbreakable bond forged in the worst circumstances, is one of the great recently unearthed stories of World War II. New american Library.

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