Two Bobbies: a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival

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Publisher:
Walker ;
Pub. Date:
c2008.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 4.2 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 810L
Description

from Newbery award winning author Kirby Larson comes a remarkable true story of the devotion, friendship, and survival of two pets left behind in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. In the tradition of Owen and Mzee , this beautiful picture book is a testament to the spirit that defined post-Katrina rescue missions. During Hurricane Katrina, evacuating New Orleans residents were forced to leave their pets behind. Bobbi the dog was initially chained to keep her safe, but after her owners failed to return, she had to break free. For months, Bobbi wandered the city's ravaged streets-dragging her chain behind her-followed by her feline companion, Bob Cat. After months of hunger and struggle, the Two Bobbies were finally rescued by a construction worker helping to rebuild the city. When he brought them to ashelter, volunteers made an amazing discovery about the devoted friends-Bob Cat was actually blind! He had survived the aftermath of the storm by following the sound Bobbi's chain made as she dragged it along the ground.

At the shelter, the two bob-tailed friends refused to be parted, even for a moment. Could rescue workers find the Bobbies' owners? Or could they find a new home that would take them together?

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9780802797551
9780802797544
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.2, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 810L
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subject_facet Cats -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature
Dogs -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature
title_display Two Bobbies : a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival
title_full Two Bobbies : a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival / Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery ; illustrations by Jean Cassels
title_short Two Bobbies :
title_sub a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival
topic_facet Cats
Dogs
Hurricane Katrina, 2005