Dogs of War

Dogs of War (Hardcover)

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  • Ages 8-12
  • Hardcover Graphic Novels
  • Hardcover Books
  • 208 Pages
  • Item #: 9780545128872

Scholastic Reading Level Guide

  • Appeals to

    3RD-7TH GRADERS
  • Reading Level

    GRADE 6
  • LEX: 490L
  • AR: 3.3
  • GRL: Z
  • DRA: 70

Grade Range

3-7

Summary

Sheila Keenan's captivating stories paired with Nathan Fox's stunning art bring to brilliant life the heroic military actions of man's best friend!

Some war heroes heard wind whistling over a hidden trip wire.
Some war heroes sniffed out a sniper 1,000 yards away.
Some war heroes stood tall... on four legs!

DOGS OF WAR is a graphic novel that tells the stories of the canine military heroes of World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War. This collection of three fictional stories was inspired by historic battles and real military practice. Each story tells the heroic adventures of a soldier and his service dog, and is rendered with fascinating and beautiful detail, bringing to life the faithful dogs who braved bombs, barrages, and battles to save the lives of countless soldiers.

DOGS OF WAR is a graphic novel that tells the stories of the canine military heroes of World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War. This collection of three fictional stories was inspired by historic battles and real military practice. Each story tells the heroic adventures of a soldier and his service dog, and is rendered with fascinating and beautiful detail, bringing to life the faithful dogs who braved bombs, barrages, and battles to save the lives of countless soldiers.

Contributors:

Sheila Keenan is the author of many nonfiction books, including GREETINGS FROM THE 50 STATES; ANIMALS IN THE HOUSE; O, SAY CAN YOU SEE?; GODS, GODDESSES, AND MONSTERS; and the SCHOLASTIC ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES. She is currently collaborating with her husband, artist Kevin Duggan, on a picture book about crows. She lives in New York City.

Nathan Fox is an illustrator and storyteller whose work has appeared in the NEW YORK TIMES, the NEW YORKER, ROLLING STONE, WIRED, and ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, among others. His work has also been published by DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and Marvel. He lives with his wife in New York City.


Product Details

Ages 8-12
Hardcover Graphic Novels
Hardcover Books
208 Pages
Dimensions: 0.5L x 6W x 9H inches
Weight (lbs): 0.7
English Language
ISBN 13: 978-0-54-512887-2
Illustrator: Nathan Fox
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Subject & Theme: Animals
Genre: Graphic Novels
Awards: ALA Top Ten Graphic Novels for Teens

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