Author Elizabeth MacLeod's Top Dogs; True Stories of Canines That Made History (Annick Press) tells the stories of eight amazing canines whose actions influenced history. Kids learn about Stubby, who rescued World War I soldiers; Buddy, the first seeing eye dog in North America; and Brandy, who discovered a bomb aboard a plane. All of it is told in a kid-friendly narrative that celebrates the exploits of some truly amazing animals.
Other winners in the competition:
WINNER: Surviving Cancer, Healing People: One Cat’s Story – Sula
WINNER: Painted Dog Pursuit
WINNER: Top Dogs; True Stories of Canines That Made History - Elizabeth MacLeod
RUNNER-UP: The Tails of Two Cities - Ruth Gordon
WINNER: Rewilding: Giving Nature A Second Chance – Jane Drake and Ann Love
WINNER: A Squirm of Worms – Sherry L. Meinberg
WINNER: An Army of Ants, A Colony of Bats, A Pounce of Cats… - Sherry
WINNER: Lily & Lucy: An Easter Story – Ed Ehlers/Emely Pascual
RUNNER-UP: Rubi Finds a Home: The Adventures of Rubi Star - Stacy Rubinowitz/Cathren Housley.