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By Marshall Saunders

ISBN-10: 1482028360

ISBN-13: 9781482028362

In response to the real tale of Joe, an abused mutt named from in Meaford, Ontario, on the finish of the 19th century, appealing Joe is the relocating story of a dog's rescue from a merciless owner.Beautiful Joe was once written as an autobiography from the point of view of Joe himself, very like Anna Sewell's novel, Black attractiveness, which galvanized writer Margaret Marshall Saunders' (pen identify Marshall Saunders) method of telling Joe's tale. Saunders first encountered the tale of lovely Joe whilst paying a trip to her sister-in-law, who was once rehabilitating the genuine Joe after her father had rescued him from his abusive owner.HarperPerennial Classics brings nice works of literature to lifestyles in electronic layout, upholding the top criteria in e-book construction and celebrating studying in all its varieties.

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Dogs—War use—United States— History—20th century. 4. Working dogs—United States—Biography. 5. Donovan, James, -1919. 6. World War, 1914-1918—Regimental histories—United States— Infantry Division, 1st. I. Brown, Petra, illustrator. II. Title.

No part of this book may be reproduced in any manner without the express written consent of the publisher, except in the case of brief excerpts in critical reviews and articles. All inquiries should be addressed to: 315 E. com Printed and bound in the United States. 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Raven, Margot Theis. Rags : hero dog of WWI : a true story / written by Margot Theis Raven ; illustrated by Petra Brown. pages cm. S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back.

Hardenbergh released a statement that Rags had died at 20 years of age. The news ran in the New York Times. Rags’s obituary told he was some kind of pup! He was part mutt, part cairn terrier (Toto in the Wizard of Oz was of the cairn breed). The hero dog served in three major WWI campaigns and saved many lives. S. Army decoration, and he was inducted in the Legion of Hero Dogs. The Long Island Kennel Club also created a dog show category (with ribbon awarded) for his outstanding wartime accomplishments.

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