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Semper Fido

Semper Fido

Series: Dog Tags (Book #1)
by C. Alexander London

Man's best friend goes to war.

When Gus Dempsey joins the US Marine Corps, he knows without a doubt that he will make a great dog handler. He's always been good with dogs. In fact, he's often better with dogs than he is with people.

But Loki is not the dog that Gus was expecting. Fun-loving and playful, Loki acts more like a pet than the well-trained, bomb-sniffing Marine that he's supposed to be.

When Gus and Loki deploy to Afghanistan, though, they have no choice but to learn to work together. Because in war, getting along is a matter of life and death.

Dog Tags is a series of stand-alone books, each exploring the bond between soldier and dog in times of war.

Ages
10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 9
Lexile Measure
770L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
X
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
224
Genre
Historical Fiction

About the Author

C. Alexander London C. Alexander London is an author of books for children and adults. In addition to the Dog Tags series, he wrote the Accidental Adventures novels for young readers and One Day the Soldiers Came: The Voices of Children in War for older readers.

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