The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle

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The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle

"Nubs" Is Recommended for Ages 4-8

Nubs book coverThis is a true story of one man’s love for a dog that had been through a lot of misery. Nubs, an Iraqi "dog of war," never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving.

Nubs' life changed when he met Marine Major Brian Dennis. The two became friends, and Major Dennis gave Nubs the kind of care he had never had before.

Duty required the Marines to relocate a full 70 miles away without him.This book is filled with actual pictures of Nubs and Major Dennis. The photos make this book a very good book for children to learn that animals have feelings and can give love. It shows the warm bond between people and their pets. This book will also teach kids that animals should be valued and respected. The photographs are outstanding. The book jacket design is colorful and delightful. Kids will love the book as its not too long and not too short. It is a good book for all ages.