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Saving the Baghdad Zoo: A True Story of Hope and Heroes

U.S. Army Major William Sumner, trained in archeology,  went to war-torn Iraq in 2003 to restore the Iraqi cultural heritage. But when the need arose for him to help save the abandoned animals at the Baghdad Zoo, and other local … Continue reading

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Shadow by Michael Morpurgo

Aman and his mother escape Afghanistan with the help of Shadow, an Army sniffer dog, to live in England.  After living in England for six years, they are denied asylum and have to go back to Afghanistan.  Aman’s best friend … Continue reading

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Russell, Christopher.  Dogboy.  272 p. Greenwillow Books. 2006.  ISBN 978-0-06-084116-4. Brind is a 12-year-old boy that was abandoned as a baby, and left in a dog kennel at Sir Edmund’s manor.  The year is 1346, shortly after the Hundred Years … Continue reading

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