Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival

by Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery

Illustrations by Jean Cassels

First Release:

January 2009

ISBN: 9780802797551

Bobbi, a dog, and Bob Cat, a cat, survived Hurricane Katrina and endured four months on their own in the devastated city of New Orleans. The animals' survival and devotion to each other were remarkable, but when they were brought to a shelter, the volunteers discovered something even more surprising: "Bob Cat was blind! All that time on their own, Bobbi had been Bob Cat's seeing-eye dog." After the story was reported on national television, one woman traveled all the way from Oregon to adopt them. Includes a photograph of the Two Bobbies. Full-color gouache illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780802797551
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Walker
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 8 1/2"x 10"
    Authors: Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery
    Dewey Classification: 636.08'32
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.2, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.3, Points: 1
    Lexile: Level: AD810L
    Awards & Honors: NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2009, Contemporary Concerns
    Genre: Narrative nonfiction.
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