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Darling, mercy dog of World War I

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Dog chronicles volume 1.
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First edition.
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IL: MG - BL: 4.9 - AR Pts: 3
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This action-packed and heartwarming story of a dog in World War I is the first book in an exciting new series. At home in England, Darling is the mischievous but much-loved pet of Robert and Katherine. But when the British military asks families to volunteer their dogs to help the war effort, they send Darling off to be trained, even though it is very hard to say goodbye. Darling goes through training along with many other dogs and is ultimately used as a mercy dog, seeking out injured soldiers on the battlefield and leading the medics to them. After saving the lives of numerous soldiers, Darling is faced with a major challenge

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Grouped Work ID 86ccda53-09f3-6b26-08f8-47399dceedd6
Grouping Title darling mercy dog of world war i
Grouping Author hart alison
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-05-29 23:15:52PM
Last Indexed 2018-07-15 03:20:52AM

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display_description During World War I, sheep dog Darling is volunteered to become a mercy dog seeking out wounded soldiers on the field of battle. As she performs her duties amidst the danger surrounding her, Darling wonders if she will ever see her family in England again.
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series Dog chronicles
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subject_facet Collie. -- Fiction, Dogs -- War use. -- Fiction, Search dogs. -- Fiction, Soldiers -- Fiction, World War, 1914-1918. -- Fiction
title_display Darling, mercy dog of World War I
title_full Darling, mercy dog of World War I / written by Alison Hart ; illustrated by Michael G. Montgomery
title_short Darling, mercy dog of World War I
topic_facet Collie, Dogs, Search dogs, Soldiers, War use, World War, 1914-1918