"Incredible! ...Nubs is a very lucky dog!"
Starred Review in Booklist
As Seen On/In
The Today Show
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien
AKC Family Dog
"A flawless, unforgettable picture book! I suggest you deprive no on e in your life, no child or adult, of the pleasure of this book ... It is a pitch-perfect victory of story-telling."
"... a hugely inspirational account of "Nubs" (so named because his ears had been cut off by an unknown perpetrator) and his devotion to the American soldier who befriended him ... The gritty, low-res shots of the two companions against the bleak Iraqi horizon are married with text sog racefully that many of the compositions could be book jackets."
~Starred Review, Booklist
National Parenting Publication Gold Award
Kentucky Bluegrass Award
Maine Children's Choice Award
Colorado Children's Book Award
Washington Children's Choice
Michigan Great Lakes Great Books
Maine Student Book Award
Wyoming Buckaroo Book Award
Delaware Diamonds Book Award
Missouri Show Me Award
Iowa Goldfinch Award
Beverly Clearly Children's Choice Award
Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award
Nebraska Golden Sower Primary Award
California Young Read Medal
Illinois Bluestem Award
2010 Capital Choices Selection
Praise for Nubs
"I more than love it! It's a great, great book for kids and adults as well!"
"This book is fantastic. I defy you to read this book and not be moved by it."
"This is a wonderful story of the mutual devotion and the warm bond found between people and their pets."
~New York Times Book Review
New York Time's Best Seller
Optioned by Warner Brothers for a Major Motion Picture
Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine and a Miracle
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